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HEART OF DIXIE

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HEART OF DIXIE (noun)
  The noun HEART OF DIXIE has 1 sense:

1. a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

  Familiarity information: HEART OF DIXIE used as a noun is very rare.


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HEART OF DIXIE (noun)


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Meaning:

A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Alabama; Camellia State; Heart of Dixie; AL

Instance hypernyms:

American state (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "Heart of Dixie"):

Tombigbee; Tombigbee River (a river that rises in northeastern Mississippi and flows southward through western Alabama to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River)

Tallapoosa; Tallapoosa River (river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through central Alabama to join the Coosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River)

Mobile Bay (a bay of the Gulf of Mexico; fed by the Mobile River)

Mobile; Mobile River (a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay)

Coosa; Coosa River (river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River)

Alabama; Alabama River (a river in Alabama formed by the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers near Montgomery; flows southwestward to become a tributary of the Mobile River)

Tuskegee (a town in eastern Alabama)

Tuscaloosa (a university town in west central Alabama)

Selma (a town in central Alabama on the Alabama river; in 1965 it was the center of a drive to register Black voters)

Mobile (a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay)

Huntsville (a city in northern Alabama; center for space research)

Gadsden (an industrial town in north central Alabama)

Decatur (a town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River)

Birmingham; Pittsburgh of the South (the largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama)

capital of Alabama; Montgomery (the state capital of Alabama on the Mobile River)

Domain member region:

battle of Chickamauga; Chickamauga (a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863); Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces)

Holonyms ("Heart of Dixie" is a part of...):

Gulf States (a region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico; Alabama and Florida and Louisiana and Mississippi and Texas)

Holonyms ("Heart of Dixie" is a member of...):

Confederacy; Confederate States; Confederate States of America; Dixie; Dixieland; South (the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861)

Deep South (the southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery)


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