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Grand Ole Opry teams up with Dictionary.com

Grand Ole Opry teams up with Dictionary.com

GRAND OLE OPRY WORDS: Grand Ole Opry member Randy Travis, left, invites Carrie Underwood to be the next member of The Grand Ole Opry at The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn., Saturday, March 15, 2008. Photo: Associated Press/Josh Anderson

NASHVILLE (AP) — Dictionary.com will go country this week.

The site has teamed up with the Grand Ole Opry to showcase words that country music made famous, like “dobro” and “bluegrass.”

The trivia section of Dictionary.com will also feature words used in country songs performed by artists who belong to the Opry, like Trace Adkins and Carrie Underwood.

It will also feature trivia with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town.

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