Pittsburgh of the South

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Noun1.Pittsburgh of the South - the largest city in Alabama; located in northeastern Alabama
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
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It makes me wish Birmingham really was "the Pittsburgh of the South.
As earlier studies have shown, the push and pull of the rising city, known as the Magic City or the Pittsburgh of the South, created opportunities for both poor rural blacks and whites.
For example, "gurus" in the steel industry now refer to Northeast Arkansas as the Pittsburgh of the South.

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