alt-country

noun
alt-coun·​try | \ˈȯlt-ˈkən-trē \

Definition of alt-country 

: country music that is produced by performers who are outside the mainstream of country music and that is typically regarded as differing from mainstream country in being less polished, more original, and more eclectic especially in incorporating influences from such genres as rock, folk music, blues, and punk

First Known Use of alt-country

1993, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alt-country

short for alternative country

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