- a region of cattle ranches, as rural areas of the southwestern U.S., especially Texas.
Origin of cow country
First recorded in 1880–85
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Related Words for cow countryprovince, woods, boondocks, wilderness, countryside, outdoors, outback, backwoods, bush, hinterland, farmland, boonies
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Historical Examples of cow country
He saved his breath for the long, shrill yell of cow-country.
You said cow-country, and that has had to do some folks that might be curious.