country rock

noun

Definition of country rock

1 : rock music containing elements of country music
2 geology : the rock in which a mineral deposit or intrusion is enclosed Near the edge of an intrusion, where magma has already been cooled against the surrounding country rock, this happens fairly slowly.— Robert Wichman

called also country

Examples of country rock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has died. Time, 23 Aug. 2021 Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has died. Time, 23 Aug. 2021 Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has died. Time, 23 Aug. 2021 Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has died. Time, 23 Aug. 2021 Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has died. Time, 23 Aug. 2021 Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has died. Time, 23 Aug. 2021 Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has died. Time, 23 Aug. 2021 Don Everly, one-half of the pioneering Everly Brothers whose harmonizing country rock hits impacted a generation of rock ‘n’ roll music, has died. Kristin M. Hall, Anchorage Daily News, 22 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of country rock

1956, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of country rock was in 1956

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“Country rock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/country%20rock. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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country rock

noun

English Language Learners Definition of country rock

: a type of rock music that sounds similar to country music

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