country-and-western

[ kuhn-tree-uh n-wes-tern ]
/ ˈkʌn tri ənˈwɛs tərn /

noun

Origin of country-and-western

First recorded in 1955–60
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British Dictionary definitions for country and western

country and western

noun

another name for country music
a fusion of cowboy songs and Appalachian music
(as modifier)country-and-western music

Abbreviation: C & W
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