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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A style of traditional jazz developed in New Orleans in the early 1900s, usually performed by combos and featuring simultaneous improvisations by multiple musicians.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the 11 southern states that seceded from the U. S. in 1861.

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  • proper noun US, informal The southern states of the US; Dixie.
  • proper noun US, informal The southwestern corner of Utah; Dixie.
  • proper noun music A type of jazz that originated in New Orleans.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861

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