Meaning of “Dixie” in the English Dictionary


"Dixie" in English

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/ˈdɪ us /ˈdɪ

Examples from literature

  • Away down South in Dixie, I wish I were in Dixie, In Dixie's Land I'd take my stand To live and die in Dixie. 
  • Biggest straw in Dixie! jeered Anna, grasping the paper, which Constance half yielded with her eye still skimming its columns. 
  • If only for selfish reasons, we of the North should reach to southern sportsmen a helping hand, for by and by the last of our migratory song birds will go down into Dixie and never return. 
  • Look at 'My Old Kentucky Home,' 'Dixie,' 'Old Black Joe'—why don't you do something like that, something that suggests a part of America? 

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

"Dixie" in American English

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Dixie[ U ]

us /ˈdɪk·si/

the southern states of the US that fought against the northern states during the Civil War

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