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Old′ South′(n.)

  1. the U.S. South before the Civil War.

    Category: American History

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  1. Old South(noun)

    the South of the United States before the American Civil War

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  1. Old South

    Geographically, the Old South is a subregion of the American South, differentiated from the "Deep South" as being the Southern States represented in the original thirteen American colonies, as well as a way of describing the former lifestyle in the Southern United States. Culturally, the term can be used to describe the antebellum period. In Colonial times, it was largely dominated by slave-owning plantations.

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