Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DIK-see  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the term that refers to the southern United States, used by Daniel D. Emmett in his song Dixie in 1859. The term may be derived from French dix "ten", which was printed on ten-dollar bills issued from a New Orleans bank. Alternatively it may come from the term Mason-Dixon Line, the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland.


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Entry updated December 7, 2022