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Popular music based on the folk style of the southern rural United States or on the music of cowboys in the American West. Also called country and western.
(Music, other) a type of 20th-century popular music based on White folk music of the southeastern US. Sometimes shortened to: country
music with roots in the folk music of the Southeast and the cowboy music of the West.
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|Noun||1.||country music - a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments|
ethnic music, folk music, folk - the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
bluegrass - a type of country music played at a rapid tempo on banjos and guitars
hillbilly music - country music originating in mountainous regions of southern United States
zydeco - music of southern Louisiana that combines French dance melodies with Caribbean music and blues