country rock

noun
1.
a style of popular music combining the features of rock-'n'-roll and country music. Compare rockabilly.
2.
Geology. the rock surrounding and penetrated by mineral veins or igneous intrusions.
Compare wall rock.


Origin:
1870–75

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country rock1
 
n
the rock surrounding a mineral vein or igneous intrusion

country rock2
 
n
a style of rock music influenced by country and western

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Example sentences
Straw's songs settle in between country rock and folk rock, with well-turned
  melodies and steady-strummed guitars.
Alteration of the country rock is spotty and generally chloritic.
Hillman is considered a notable artist across several genres, influencing
  country rock and roll, folk rock and pop music.
Contacts are typically chilled and sharp against enclosing country rock.
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