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DIXIE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Dixie mean? 

DIXIE (noun)
  The noun DIXIE has 2 senses:

1. the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
2. a large metal pot (12 gallon camp kettle) for cooking; used in military camps

  Familiarity information: DIXIE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DIXIE (noun)


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Meaning:

The southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Confederacy; Confederate States; Confederate States of America; Dixie; Dixieland; South

Instance hypernyms:

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Meronyms (parts of "Dixie"):

slave state (any of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War)

Meronyms (members of "Dixie"):

NC; North Carolina; Old North State; Tar Heel State (a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies)

Palmetto State; SC; South Carolina (a state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies)

Tennessee; TN; Volunteer State (a state in east central United States)

Lone-Star State; Texas; TX (the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico)

Old Dominion; Old Dominion State; VA; Virginia (a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War)

Missouri; MO; Show Me State (a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union)

Magnolia State; Mississippi; MS (a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War)

LA; Louisiana; Pelican State (a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)

Empire State of the South; GA; Georgia; Peach State (a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)

Everglade State; FL; Florida; Sunshine State (a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)

AR; Arkansas; Land of Opportunity (a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)

AL; Alabama; Camellia State; Heart of Dixie (a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)

Attribute:

south (situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south)

southern (in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line)


Sense 2dixie [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("dixie" is a kind of...):

pot (metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


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