Southern States (U.S.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Southern States (U.S.)

  1. Confederacy government of 11 Southern states that left the Union in 1860. [Am. Hist.: EB, III: 73]
  2. Dixie popular name for Southern states in U.S. and for song. [Am. Hist.: EB, III: 587]
  3. Gone With the Wind archetypal novel about the South. [Am. Lit.: Gone With the Wind]
  4. gray color of the uniform of the Confederate soldier. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 566]
  5. grits coarsely ground hominy served in traditional Southern breakfast. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
  6. Johnny Reb a Confederate soldier or a resident of the Confederate states. [Am. Usage: Misc.]
  7. Mason-Dixon Line boundary between Pennsylvania and Mary-land that came to divide the slave (southern) states from the free (northern) states. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1714]
  8. Spanish moss silvery gray plant whose threadlike fronds hang from trees in the South. [Am. Culture: EB, IX: 400–401]
  9. Stars and Bars flag of the Confederate States of the U.S. [Am. Hist.: EB, III: 73]
  10. wisteria woody vine found in Southern gardens. [Am. Culture: EB, X: 716]