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country and western

Definitions of country and western
  1. noun
    a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments
    synonyms: C and W, country music
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    types:
    bluegrass
    a type of country music played at a rapid tempo on banjos and guitars
    hillbilly music
    country music originating in mountainous regions of southern United States
    zydeco
    music of southern Louisiana that combines French dance melodies with Caribbean music and blues
    type of:
    ethnic music, folk, folk music
    the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
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