[ dik-see-krat ]
/ ˈdɪk siˌkræt /
a member of a faction of southern Democrats stressing states' rights and opposed to the civil-rights programs of the Democratic Party, especially a southern Democrat who bolted the party in 1948 and voted for the candidates of the States' Rights Democratic Party.
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Origin of Dixiecrat
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Examples from the Web for dixiecrat
And Griffith represents a GOP pickup in especially hostile territory; a Republican has never held his Dixiecrat seat before.
Essentially the anti-immigrant movement, the Patriot movement, and old-fashioned Dixiecrat racism are all merging.
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