Meaning of “the Deep South” in the English Dictionary

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"the Deep South" in British English

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the Deep Southnoun

uk /ˌdiːp ˈsaʊθ/ us /ˌdiːp ˈsaʊθ/

the part of the US that is furthest to the south and east, including Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South and North Carolina

(Definition of “the Deep South” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Deep South" in American English

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Deep Southnoun [ U ]

us /ˈdip ˈsɑʊθ/

the part of the US that is in the farthest south and east, including South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, but usually not including Florida

(Definition of “Deep South” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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