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EtymologyEdit

Unknown for certain; may come from the Mason-Dixon line, the boundary between the northern states and the southern states or from the slang term dixie for a Louisiana $10 bill that had the French word dix printed on it.[1]

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Dixie

  1. (informal, US) The southern United States; the South.
  2. (informal, US) The southwestern corner of Utah.
  3. (US) A female given name transferred from the place name.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Funk, W. J., Word origins and their romantic stories, New York, Wilfred Funk, Inc.

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