Definition of Empire state of the south
1. Noun. A state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War.
Geographical relationships: Kennesaw Mountain
Generic synonyms: American State
Group relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa, South, Deep South
Group relationships: Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States Of America, Dixie, Dixieland, South
Terms within: Albany, Atlanta, Capital Of Georgia, Athens, Augusta, Macon, Oxford, Savannah, Valdosta, Vidalia, Chattahoochee, Chattahoochee River, Coosa, Coosa River, Flint, Flint River, Okefenokee Swamp, Tallapoosa, Tallapoosa River
Derivative terms: Georgian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Empire State Of The South
Literary usage of Empire state of the south
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The South: Its Industrial, Financial, and Political Condition by Alexander Kelly McClure (1886)
"GEORGIA is the Empire State of the South. Nature made her so by a wealth of soil and mines that is unequalled in any of the coast or Gulf States south of ..."
2. More about Names by Leopold Wagner (1893)
"Georgia is known as The Empire State of the South, owing to the rapidity of its industrial development. Kentucky is called The Blue-Grass State, ..."
3. The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States by Horace Greeley (1866)
"... for the sake of promoting the common cause, let us declare to Georgia, the Empire State of the South—the Keystone of the Southern Arch, ..."
4. American Journal of Education (1856)
"Finally, in the name and in behalf of my native State, which we proudly call " the Empire State of the South," I demand it. And in what, prav, ..."
5. The American Journal of Education and College Review by Absalom Peters, Henry Barnard, Samuel Sidwell Randall (1856)
"... of my native State, which we proudly call " the Empire State of the South," I demand it. And in what, pray, does her Empire consist? ..."
6. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"This Empire State of the South differs very decidedly from the Northern Empire State, New York, in its proportion of foreign-born inhabitants. ..."
7. Significance of Names by Leopold Wagner (1893)
"Georgia is known as The Empire State of the South, owing to the rapidity of its industrial development. ..."