cow country


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. cow bail,
  2. cow cake,
  3. cow chips,
  4. cow cocky,
  5. cow college,
  6. cow flop,
  7. cow gum,
  8. cow horse,
  9. cow killer,
  10. cow lily

Origin of cow country

First recorded in 1880–85

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Examples 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