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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 of country rock
1870-1875
1870-75
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  • And there was a six-inch streak of it, running down into the country-rock as if it were going to China.

    Wunpost Dane Coolidge
  • Probe and strip where they would nothing but country-rock rewarded their efforts.

    The Song of the Wolf Frank Mayer
British Dictionary definitions for country-rock

country rock1

noun
1.
the rock surrounding a mineral vein or igneous intrusion

country rock2

noun
1.
a style of rock music influenced by country and western
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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