Definition of Dixie in English:

Dixie

proper noun

  • An informal name for the southern states of the US. It was used in the song ‘Dixie’ (1859), a marching song popular with Confederate soldiers in the American Civil War.

Pronunciation:

Dixie

/ˈdɪksi/

Definition of dixie in English:

dixie

noun

  • A large iron cooking pot used by campers or soldiers.

    • ‘It was either grass that was boiled up, or mangel wurzels and it was brought in with big dixies and had to be measured out.’
    cooking utensil, container, receptacle, vessel
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Origin

Early 20th century: from Hindi degcī cooking pot, from Persian degča, diminutive of deg pot.

Pronunciation:

dixie

/ˈdɪksi/