Country

(Voz inglesa.)
adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino MÚSICA Estilo de música popular propia de la población blanca del sureste de Estados Unidos.

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country (ingl.; pronunc. [cáuntri]) adj. y n. m. Se aplica a un tipo de música popular de los Estados Unidos con influencias del folk y de la música vaquera, a sus intérpretes y a sus cosas.

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El country es un estilo musical surgido en los años 20 del siglo XX en las regiones rurales del sur de los Estados Unidos. Combinó en sus orígenes la música folclórica de algunos países europeos de inmigrantes, principalmente Irlanda, con otras formas musicales ya arraigadas en Norteamérica, como el blues y los spirituals.

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(as used in expressions)
cross country, carrera de

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • country — ► NOUN (pl. countries) 1) a nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory. 2) districts outside large urban areas. 3) an area with regard to its physical features: hill country. ● across country Cf. ↑across country …   English terms dictionary

  • Country — Coun try, a. 1. Pertaining to the regions remote from a city; rural; rustic; as, a country life; a country town; the country party, as opposed to city. [1913 Webster] 2. Destitute of refinement; rude; unpolished; rustic; not urbane; as, country… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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