country and western


country and western
.country and 'western
n [U] formal
popular music in the style of music from the southern and western US

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Country and Western — Country and Western,   Abkürzung C & W [amerikanisch, kʌntrɪ ənd westən], in den Vierzigerjahren in den USA aufgekommene Spielart der Countrymusic, die vor allem durch ihre Verwendung in Westernfilmen Hollywoods geprägt worden ist; daher auch der …   Universal-Lexikon

  • country and western — n. COUNTRY MUSIC * * * …   Universalium

  • country and western — noun uncount COUNTRY MUSIC …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • country and western — ► NOUN ▪ country music …   English terms dictionary

  • country and western — n. COUNTRY MUSIC …   English World dictionary

  • country and western — noun a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments • Syn: ↑country music, ↑C and W • Hypernyms: ↑folk music, ↑ethnic music, ↑folk • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • country and western — also country and western N UNCOUNT: oft N n Country and western is the same as country music. ...a successful country and western singer …   English dictionary

  • country-and-western — see country and western …   English dictionary

  • country and western — noun 1. a type of music originating in the Southern and Western United States, consisting mainly of rural songs accompanied by a stringed instrument such as the guitar or fiddle. –adjective 2. of or relating to this type of music. Also, country… …   Australian English dictionary

  • country-and-western — /kun tree euhn wes teuhrn/, n. See country music. [1955 60] * * * country and westˈern noun A popularized form of music deriving from the rural folk music of the United States (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑country …   Useful english dictionary


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