Bluegrass Country

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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.


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
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Pontellier talked about her father's Mississippi plantation and her girlhood home in the old Kentucky bluegrass country. She was an American woman, with a small infusion of French which seemed to have been lost in dilution.
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Since the break-up, he has carved out a solo career and enjoyed an award-winning collaboration with bluegrass country queen Alison Krauss.
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The Avett Brothers will bust out some banjos and give you some bluegrass country goodness, while Fitz & the Tantrums hits you with some soul with hits like "Moneygrabber."