Definition of Old South in English:

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Old South

Pronunciation: /ˌōld ˈsouTH/


(the Old South)
The southern states of the US before the Civil War (1861–65).
Example sentences
  • The rites and customs of the Old South no longer work.
  • Second, politically it was contrary to the free trade sentiments of the Old South, and it subverted Southern rights of political self-determination and was, therefore, a violation of the original federal compact.
  • I am a gay man, and I grew up in rural Southern Georgia, the Heart of the Old South.

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Syllabification: Old South

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