noun Indian English.
- dix, dorothea,
- dix, dorothea lynde,
- dix, fort,
- dix, otto,
- dixie cup,
- dixiecrat party,
Origin of dixie
Origin of Dixie
Examples from the Web for dixie
Hell, one of the Dixie Chicks even offered to Uber her balls over to the company.Sony: Hollywood’s Most Subversive Studio Under Attack|Marlow Stern|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My friend the political scientist Tom Schaller said all this back in 2008, in his book Whistling Past Dixie.
But Florida is kind of an outlier, because culturally, only the northern half of Florida is Dixie.
It had been a last holdout state in old Dixie that still elected some Democrats to its top offices.Arkansas’s Blue Collar Social Conservatives Don’t Know What’s Coming|Monica Potts|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I mean, there can be little doubt that public opinion in Dixie in 1954 opposed the integration of the schools.
I happened to meet Miss Dixie Hart just now on her way here, and she was considerably upset.Dixie Hart|Will N. Harben
"Dixie" is the soldier's name for the camp kettle used in the British army.The Emma Gees|Herbert Wes McBride
He also played "America," and then "Dixie," in honor of our Maryland friends on our sister ship of that name.A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"|Russell Doubleday
Then he struck into the trail behind the cabin and began the ascent toward the Dixie Queen.The Coyote|James Roberts
"You've said it, Boy," remarked Dixie, and turned to his spotting again.Air Men o' War|Boyd Cable
Word Origin for dixie
Word Origin for Dixie
1859, first attested in the song of that name, which was popularized, if not written, by Ohio-born U.S. minstrel musician and songwriter Dan Emmett (1815-1904); perhaps a reference to the Mason-Dixon Line, but there are other well-publicized theories dating back to the Civil War. Popularized nationwide in minstrel shows. Dixieland style of jazz developed in New Orleans c.1910, so called from 1919.
An American song of the nineteenth century. It was used to build enthusiasm for the South during the Civil War and still is treated this way in the southern states. It was written for use in the theater by a northerner, Daniel Decatur Emmett. As usually sung today, “Dixie” begins:
I wish I was in the land of cotton;
Old times there are not forgotten:
Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land.