Definition of Dixie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Dixie

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BrE BrE//ˈdɪksi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪksi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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an informal name for the south-eastern states of the US Culture The name came from the song Dixie but has never been fully explained. It may refer to the imaginary Mason-Dixon line that separates the North from the South. Word Originsaid to be from the name of a black character in a minstrel play (1850).

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