Definition of solid South in English:

Share this entry

solid South


(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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: sol·id South

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.