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country and westernnoun [U]

/ˌkʌn.tri ən ˈwes.tən/ us   /ˌkʌn.tri ən ˈwes.tɚn/ short forms country , country music , abbreviation C & W
popular music that is based on a type of traditional music from the western and southern US: the enduring appeal of country and western
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country and westernnoun [U]

us   /ˈkʌn·tri ən ˈwes·tərn/ short form country , abbreviation C&W
a style of popular music based on traditional music of the western and southern US
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