- The definition of country music is style of music from the southern and western regions of the United States, often focused on the stories of the people living in those regions.
An example of country music is the music of Taylor Swift.
country music definition by Webster's New World
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a form of popular music which derives from the rural folk music of the southeastern and southwestern U.S., characterized by string-band instrumentation
country music definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Popular music based on the folk style of the southern rural United States or on the music of cowboys in the American West. Also called country and western.