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death country
 n.— «Their sound falls under the same obscure alt-country genre as Elliott Brood, who may have coined the term “death country.” It’s real cowboy music, with lots of mournful harmonica and wallowing in your beer.» —“November Not So Bad After All” by Kathryn Lyzun Thunder Bay’s Source (Ontario, Canada) Feb. 21, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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