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A style of traditional jazz developed in New Orleans in the early 1900s, usually performed by combos and featuring simultaneous improvisations by multiple musicians.
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1. (Jazz) a form of jazz that originated in New Orleans, becoming popular esp with White musicians in the second decade of the 20th century
2. (Jazz) a revival of this style in the 1950s
3. (Placename) See Dixie1
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1. jazz marked by accented four-four rhythm and improvisatory solos and emsembles and played by a small band.
2. Also, Dix′ie Land`. Dixie.
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A New Orleans jazz style played in duple time by small groups and marked by ensemble and solo performances.
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|Noun||1.||Dixieland - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861|
slave state - any of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War
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
Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR - a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and 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
Missouri, Show Me State, MO - a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
NC, North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State - a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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