Definition of Old south

1. Noun. The South of the United States before the American Civil War.

Generic synonyms: South



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Old South

Old Norwegian
Old Occitan
Old Persian
Old Picard
Old Portuguese
Old Provençal
Old Prussian
Old Red Sandstone
Old Right
Old Russian
Old Saxon
Old Scandinavian
Old Scratch
Old Serpent
Old Slavonic
Old South
Old Spanish
Old Style calendar
Old Swedish
Old Testament
Old Trafford
Old Tupi
Old Turkic
Old Ukrainian
Old Welsh
Old West
Old World
Old World beaver
Old World buffalo
Old World chat

Literary usage of Old south

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1. Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting by Southern Educational Association (1899)
"There are people who object to the terms old South and new South, ... Of the educational conditions that existed in the old South, few people have a correct ..."

2. Old New England Churches and Their Children by Mary Schell Hoke Bacon (1906)
"CHAPTER IV old south CHURCH, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS FIRST and Second Church, Trinity and the old south present in their histories each phase Puritan ..."

3. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"STREET RAILWAYS IN THE old south. No one has written any comprehensive account of the early development of street ..."

4. A History of the American People by Woodrow Wilson (1918)
"... the report he made as from the Committee of Correspondence to the Boston town meeting, on November 20,1772. Text from "old south Leaflet," Vol. VII.,No. ..."

5. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1891)
"As the 6th of March drew near, several British officers were heard to declare that any one who should dare to address the people in the old south Church on ..."

6. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"THE old south AND THE NEW SOUTH From "Address before the Confederate Survivors' Association," Augusta, Georgia, April 26, 1889. IN this epoch of commercial ..."

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