What does old south mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Old South(noun)

    the South of the United States before the American Civil War


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of old south in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of old south in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Clark Gable, Gone With the Wind:

    Take a good look, my dear. It's a historic moment. You can tell your grandchildren how you watched the Old South disappear one night.

  2. Eusebius McKaiser:

    I think the desire for the photo to be inauthentic speaks to an underlying belief that the flag is tainted by the association with Dylann Roof, this assumption, in turn, is deeply tragic because it (re)imagines the old South African flag as a symbol of dignity.

  3. Van Seggelen:

    Why bring a 16-year-old South American to Europe ? Because you want to exploit the player and you can make money out of this player, i can not imagine that a 16-year-old in Brazil really wants to leave his parents and go to a strange country where it's always raining.

  4. Eusebius McKaiser:

    The old South African flag symbolizes brute anti-black racism, and its longer colonial history from which it flows, to that extent, the antiquated and divisive symbolism of the Confederate flag in the U.S. finds ideological affinity with the old South African flag. Both flags show off past injustice and neither flag represents the idealism of breaking from divisive pasts in search of new, inclusive realities.

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