Definition of Heart of dixie
1. Noun. A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.
Geographical relationships: Battle Of Chickamauga, Chickamauga
Generic synonyms: American State
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa, Gulf States, Deep South
Group relationships: Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States Of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South
Generic synonyms: South
Terms within: Capital Of Alabama, Montgomery, Birmingham, Pittsburgh Of The South, Decatur, Gadsden, Huntsville, Mobile, Selma, Tuscaloosa, Tuskegee, Alabama, Alabama River, Coosa, Coosa River, Mobile, Mobile River, Mobile Bay, Tallapoosa, Tallapoosa River, Tombigbee, Tombigbee River
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Literary usage of Heart of dixie
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1. Andrew Jackson and Early Tennessee History by Samuel Gordon Heiskell, John Sevier (1920)
"... and embraced the entire South which later organized itself into the Southern Confederacy; his route lay through the very heart of Dixie. ..."
2. History of the United States Secret Service by La Fayette Curry Baker (1867)
"... General Kautz adroitly slipped through the lines, and again boldly dashed into the heart of Dixie. He passed rapidly through Chesterfield County, ..."
3. History of the Express Business: Including the Origin of the Railway System by Alexander Lovett Stimson (1881)
"as the advance of the Federal forces compelled the Confederates to retire nearer and nearer to the heart of Dixie, is a matter not recorded in the archives ..."
4. History of the First Maine Cavalry, 1861-1865 by Edward Parsons Tobie (1887)
"Kautz adroitly slipped through the lines, and again boldly dashed into the heart of Dixie. He passed rapidly through Chesterfield County, pausing at the ..."
5. Modern Achievement edited by Edward Everett Hale (1902)
"On the trunk-line that leads from Washington to the heart of Dixie there is, near quaint old Alexandria, and in sight of the dome of the Capitol, ..."