Bluegrass Country


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blue·grass

 (blo͞o′grăs′)
n.
1. Any of various grasses of the genus Poa, having bluish spikelets, including species such as Kentucky bluegrass that are used for pastures and lawns and others that are considered weeds.
2. Music A type of country music that originated in the southern United States, typically played on acoustic stringed instruments and characterized by rapid tempos and jazzlike improvisation.

Blue·grass

also Blue·grass Country or Blue·grass Region  (blo͞o′grăs′)
A region of central Kentucky noted for its lushly growing bluegrass and the breeding of thoroughbred horses.
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Noun1.Bluegrass Country - an area in central Kentucky noted for it bluegrass and thoroughbred horses
References in classic literature ?
Pontellier talked about her father's Mississippi plantation and her girlhood home in the old Kentucky bluegrass country.
Since the break-up, he has carved out a solo career and enjoyed an award-winning collaboration with bluegrass country queen Alison Krauss.
There are some surprises, such as the jaunty bluegrass country of Grass Is Greener and he has a stab at Harry Nilsson's Everybody's Talkin' At Me, which is a little straight.
Fans of frailing clawhammer, that simple and frenetic style of bluegrass country fingerpickin', of raw vocals that seem hewn from Rockies stone, or of darkly pschedelic folk music (who isn't?
THE international Pavilion in Llangollen renowned for hosting the world famous International Eisteddfod but this year opens its doors to another world famous musical event; Bluegrass Country Music.
Edwards dipped into bluegrass country for two selections from "Blue Ridge,'' his 1985 album with The Seldom Scene.