a genre of rock music regarded by its practitioners and fans as being outside the mainstream
alternative rock; rock music that is somewhat different than mainstream genres
Indie rock is considered alt-rock.
- Alt. hor.
alt. hor. alt. hor. abbr. Latin alternis horis (every other hour) Latin alternis horis (every other hour)
noun a genre of country music originating in the 1990s and influenced by both early country music and contemporary rock music
alt.sources messaging, programming A Usenet newsgroup for posting program source code. Archive (ftp://wuarchive.wustl.edu/usenet/alt.sources/). (1995-10-18)
- Alta california
a former Spanish colony of New Spain, in the modern-day states of California, Nevada, and N Arizona: ceded by Mexico to the United States 1848. Historical Examples Two years ago,” said the “Alta California” in 1851, “trade was a wild unorganized whirl. The Life of Bret Harte Henry Childs Merwin In him the romance of […]