from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various grasses of the genus Poa, including many valuable lawn and pasture plants, such as Kentucky bluegrass, and also some weeds.
- n. Music A type of folk music that originated in the southern United States, typically played on banjos and guitars and characterized by rapid tempos and jazzlike improvisation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Kentucky bluegrass, Poa pretensis.
- n. A style of country music with roots in Scots-Irish Appalachian folk music, blues, and jazz. Characterized by banjos, fiddles, and mandolins, but containing no drums.
Their bluegrass is very widely defined, and we were about to set out on tour when I said, "By the way, can you do this?"
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"My fanatical interest in bluegrass began when I was 9 years old," he wrote.
Their radio station, WMMT (which streams online) specializes in bluegrass and oldtime.
Well, you wouldn't see that here because that bluegrass is too thick.
LOUISVILLE It's supposed to be a thing of beauty, the trademark of the state, but Kentucky bluegrass is not going to be a pretty sight for the players in the PGA Championship, which begins today at Valhalla
The city-owned center at Eighth Avenue and Eighth Street South has become known as a bluegrass home base for local aficionados, and last year some of the best tuned up there.
And similar to the calling bluegrass legend Dr. Ralph Stanley sang about in his bluegrass song
The duo helped define the music that would become known as bluegrass, fusing Bill Monroe's rapid rhythms with the mountain folk of groups such as the Carter Family.
Ms. Wall notes that at some remote point in the past — it's not clear when — ancient forests and canebrakes were cleared and the good soil seeded with Poa pratensis, or bluegrass, which is not blue but is very good fodder.
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