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southern states

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the States of the American Union lying south of Pennsylvania and the Ohio River, with Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Before the Civil War, Missouri also, being a slave State, was classed as one of the Southern States.

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Examples

  • It is unclear how much manufacturing will power the long-term U.S. economic recovery — even in southern states that have long embraced heavy industry but have begun to feel the new economy's pull.

    Clash of Old, New Economy

  • Logan Mock-Bunting for The Wall Street Journal It is unclear how much manufacturing will power the long-term U.S. economic recovery -- even in southern states that have long embraced heavy industry but have begun to feel the new economy's pull.

    Wilmington's Cement Battle

  • Certainly this historic explanation maps relatively neatly onto the geographic distribution of states with the greatest proclivity to execute: two thirds of executions over the past generation have taken place in just five southern states, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas and Virginia.

    Rabah Ghezali: When Capital Punishment is a Crime: the Atlantic Divide Over the Death Penalty

  • Data also indicate that there is a slow decrease in HIV prevalence among the general population in southern states.

    HIV/AIDS Discrimination in India « Illiteracy Articles « Articles « Literacy News

  • And the president wanted to make the progress in civil rights, recognized the moment in terms of American history, so was a very emotional time with the lunch counter sit-ins, the dogs biting at students from George Wallace and the school house door, with calling out the National Guard in southern states.

    CNN Transcript Aug 29, 2009

  • COLLINS: Homes and property damaged or destroyed across several southern states.

    CNN Transcript Feb 6, 2008

  • And one of the Republican candidates who has been spending some time here in Florida, but also been already looking ahead to the Super Tuesday contest states, particularly those in southern states, is a fellow southerner, and that is the former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.

    CNN Transcript Jan 29, 2008

  • Remember, he always did better in southern states.

    CNN Transcript Mar 2, 2008

  • I guess (INAUDIBLE) mention going into the southern states.

    CNN Transcript Jan 16, 2008

  • Many of them have disagreements with John McCain on a number of issues and he hopes, particularly in southern states, that base will come out and vote for him strongly.

    CNN Transcript Feb 1, 2008

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