Dixiecrat

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Dix·ie·crat

 (dĭk′sē-krăt′)
n.
A member of a dissenting group of Democrats in the South who formed the States' Rights Party in 1948.

[Dixie1 + (Demo)crat.]

Dix′ie·crat′ic adj.
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Dix•ie•crat

(ˈdɪk siˌkræt)

n.
a member of a faction of southern Democrats who opposed the civil-rights programs of the Democratic Party and bolted the party in 1948.
[1945–50, Amer.; Dixie + (Demo) crat]
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