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.

Origin of country rock

1
First recorded in 1870–75

Words Nearby country rock

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How to use country rock in a sentence

  • In many places the upper surface of the country rock beneath the drift has been swept clean of residual clays and other waste.

    The Elements of Geology | William Harmon Norton

British Dictionary definitions for country rock (1 of 2)

country rock1

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

British Dictionary definitions for country rock (2 of 2)

country rock2

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

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