WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ˈcoun•try ˈmu•sic, n. [uncountable]
  • Music and Dancemusic originally from the folk music of the Southeast and the cowboy music of the West.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
    country music, 
  • Music and Dancea 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.
  • Also called  country-and-western, coun•try-west•ern  (kuntrē westərn).USA pronunciation 
    • 1965–70

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    country music n
    1. a type of 20th-century popular music based on White folk music of the southeastern US
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