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country rock

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noun
  1. a style of popular music combining the features of rock-'n'-roll and country music.Compare rockabilly.
  2. Geology. the rock surrounding and penetrated by mineral veins or igneous intrusions.
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Compare wall rock.

Origin of country rock

First recorded in 1870–75
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Related Words

rockabilly

Examples from the Web for country rock

Historical Examples

  • And there was a six-inch streak of it, running down into the country-rock as if it were going to China.

    Wunpost

    Dane Coolidge

  • Probe and strip where they would nothing but country-rock rewarded their efforts.


British Dictionary definitions for country rock

country rock1

noun
  1. the rock surrounding a mineral vein or igneous intrusion
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country rock2

noun
  1. a style of rock music influenced by country and western
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