country-and-western

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

noun


Nearby words

  1. country risk,
  2. country rock,
  3. country seat,
  4. country singer,
  5. country store,
  6. country-bred,
  7. country-dance,
  8. country-fried,
  9. countryfied,
  10. countryfolk

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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