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noun     honky-tonk pronunciation in British English
/ˈhɒŋki ˌtɒŋk/
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pluralhonky-tonks
  1. 1
    [uncountable] music a simple style of country music that developed in the 1950s, using guitars, violins, and singing
  2. 2
    [countable] in the US, a noisy bar, often in a bad part of a city
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