cow country


noun

a region of cattle ranches, as rural areas of the southwestern U.S., especially Texas.

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Origin of cow country

First recorded in 1880–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for cow country

  • He saved his breath for the long, shrill yell of cow-country.

    Cow-Country|B. M. Bower
  • You said cow-country, and that has had to do some folks that might be curious.

    Cow-Country|B. M. Bower