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



BrE BrE//ˈdɪksilænd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪksilænd//
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a type of traditional jazz see also trad Culture Dixieland has a strong, happy rhythm, and the musicians also play individually during a song. Dixieland began in the South at the end of the 19th century and is still popular, especially in New Orleans. The best-known Dixieland song is When the Saints Go Marching In.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Dixieland