Definition of Dixie

1. Noun. The southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861.




2. Noun. A large metal pot (12 gallon camp kettle) for cooking; used in military camps.

Definition of Dixie

1. n. A colloquial name for the Southern portion of the United States, esp. during the Civil War.

Definition of Dixie

1. Proper noun. (informal) The southern United States; the South. ¹

2. Proper noun. (American English) (place names female given name) transferred from the place name. ¹

3. Noun. (military) A large iron pot, used in the army. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dixie

1. a camp-kettle [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dixie

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Literary usage of Dixie

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1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"Dixie By DAN D. EMMETT [The origin of the name is still in doubt. ... Second, that a New Jersey farmer, named Dixie, employed negro labor on his estate ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"Dixie Land ! They've the men to do the fighting— There's no use in ... Dixie Land ! To live and die in Dixie ! Away ! away ! away down South in Dixie ! ..."

3. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"Dixie SOUTHRONS, hear your country call you I Up. lest worse than death befall you! ... And conquer peace for Dixie! Hear the Northern thunders mutter! ..."

4. The Photographic History of the Civil War ...: Thousands of Scenes by Francis Trevelyan Miller, Robert Sampson Lanier (1911)
"To arms, in Dixie! I/>! all the beacon-fires are lighted. ... Vor Dixie's land we take our stand, And live or die for Dixie! To arms ! To arms ! ..."

5. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Arthur Stedman, Edmund Clarence Stedman (1894)
"To arms, in Dixie! Lo! all the beacon-fires are lighted— Let all hearts be now united 1 ... For Dixie's land we take our stand, And live or die for Dixie! ..."

6. Southern Literature from 1579-1895: A Comprehensive Review, with Copious by Louise Manly (1895)
"Dixie. I. I wish I wuz in de land ob cotton, Ole times dar am not forgotten ... Den I wish I were in Dixie, hooray! hooray! In Dixie land I'll took my stand ..."

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