Definition of Pittsburgh of the south

1. Noun. The largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama.

Exact synonyms: Birmingham
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Al, Alabama, Camellia State, Heart Of Dixie



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Literary usage of Pittsburgh of the south

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1. The History of the American People by Charles Austin Beard, William Chandler Bagley (1920)
"Birmingham was a great coal and iron center — the Pittsburgh of the South. The percentage of increase in the number of wage earners of the south Atlantic ..."

2. Seeing the Sunny South by John Thomson Faris (1921)
"During the Civil War the town was proudly called "the Pittsburgh of the South"; mines and forges, mills and foundries there were pushed to the limit. ..."

3. Oddities of Colonial Legislation in America: As Applied to the Public Lands by John Brown Dillon, Ben Douglass (1879)
"In its manufacturing industries it has achieved the title of " the Pittsburgh of the South." An inexhaustible supply of coal and the prevalence of iron ore ..."

4. Oddities of Colonial Legislation in America: As Applied to the Public Lands by John Brown Dillon, Ben Douglass (1879)
"In its manufacturing industries it has achieved the title of " the Pittsburgh of the South." An inexhaustible supply of coal and the prevalence of iron ore ..."

5. Representative Cities of the United States: A Geographical and Industrial Reader by Caroline Woodbridge Hotchkiss (1913)
"Which city is farthest from supplies of iron ore ? 2. Why is Birmingham, Alabama, called " The Pittsburgh of the South " ? ..."

6. Teaching Geography by Problems by Edward Ehrlich Smith (1921)
"Around Birmingham, Ala., "the Pittsburgh of the South," the presence of coal and iron causes the low southern tip of the Appalachian Highland to be somewhat ..."

7. Human Geography by Joseph Russell Smith (1922)
"Birmingham: "The Pittsburgh of the South"—explain. Place in your map, New Orleans, Gal veston, Birmingham, Mobile. Why does the bulk of the trade of this ..."

8. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"Birmingham is known as the "Pittsburgh of the South." Perdido Bay, at the boundary line between Alabama and Florida, was formerly the resort of pirates and ..."

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