Deep South


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Deep South

 (dēp)
A region of the southeast United States, usually comprising the states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina.

Deep South

n
(Placename) the SE part of the US, esp South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana

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n.
the southeastern section of the U.S., usu. including South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
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Noun1.Deep South - the southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Empire State of the South, Georgia, Peach State, GA - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Magnolia State, Mississippi, MS - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
Palmetto State, SC, South Carolina - a state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies
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