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country rock

a style of popular music combining the features of rock-'n'-roll and country music.
Compare rockabilly.
Geology. the rock surrounding and penetrated by mineral veins or igneous intrusions.
Compare wall rock.
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for country rock
  • 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.
  • Isotopic exchange between fluids and country rock has been slight.
  • The hot solutions can selectively dissolve low-concentration minerals contained in the country rock.
  • Intact samples representing undeformed country rock.
  • Contacts with the country rock are relatively sharp and not chilled.
  • Schlieren and recognizable xenoliths of country rock are rare.
  • Amygdules may be present, and xenoliths of country rock are common.
British Dictionary definitions for country rock

country rock1

the rock surrounding a mineral vein or igneous intrusion

country rock2

a style of rock music influenced by country and western
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