country rock


noun

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

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Origin of country rock

First recorded in 1870–75
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Example sentences from the Web for country rock

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

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for country rock (1 of 2)

country rock1

noun

the rock surrounding a mineral vein or igneous intrusion

British Dictionary definitions for country rock (2 of 2)

country rock2

noun

a style of rock music influenced by country and western
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