a style and genre of largely string-accompanied American popular music having roots in the folk music of the Southeast and cowboy music of the West, usually vocalized, generally simple in form and harmony, and typidied by romantic or melancholy ballads accompanied by acoustic or electric guitar, banjo, violin, and harmonica.
a type of 20th-century popular music based on White folk music of the southeastern US Sometimes shortened to country
- Country park
noun 1. (Brit) an area of countryside, usually not less than 10 hectares, set aside for public recreation: often funded by a Countryside Commission grant
[kuhn-tree-pee-puh l] /ˈkʌn triˌpi pəl/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. .
- Country risk
noun 1. (commerce) the risk associated with an overseas investment due to the conditions prevailing in the country in which it is made
noun 1. a style of popular music combining the features of rock-‘n’-roll and country music. Compare . 2. Geology. the rock surrounding and penetrated by mineral veins or igneous intrusions. noun 1. the rock surrounding a mineral vein or igneous intrusion noun 1. a style of rock music influenced by country and western