country rock


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.

Compare wall rock.

Origin of country rock

First recorded in 1870–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of country rock

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


    Dane Coolidge

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

British Dictionary definitions for country rock

country rock



the rock surrounding a mineral vein or igneous intrusion

country rock



a style of rock music influenced by country and western
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