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New Country

noun
1.
a style of country music that emerged in the late 1980s characterized by a more contemporary sound and down-to-earth rather than sentimental lyrics
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  • A new country's a poor man's country and fellows like us have to stand together.

    Dust Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • Why did he call the new country which he discovered Florida?

    Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne
  • In this new country, it is needless to say, we have no antiquities of that sort.

    Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2) William Delisle Hay
  • Ours is a new country, and there is nothing about her beautiful or historic.

    The Traitors

    E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
  • He will enjoy the new country, and he is of your own language.

    The Bondwoman Marah Ellis Ryan

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