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solid South

Syllabification: sol·id South

Definition of solid South in English:

noun

(the solid South) chiefly historical
The politically united southern states of the US, traditionally regarded as giving unanimous electoral support to the Democratic Party.
Example sentences
  • The Democrats still talked about the solid South.
  • With your help we carried Georgia and a solid South for our great President.

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