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Deep South   /dip saʊθ/   Listen
Deep South

The southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery.

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"Deep South" Quotes from Famous Books

... commanders that, while integration was new to the Air Force, the Navy had been following a similar policy for years, encountering no trouble, even in the Deep South where black troops as well as the nearby civilian communities understood that when men left the base they must conform to the laws and customs of the community. And as a parting shot he made the commanders aware of where the ...
— Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 • Morris J. MacGregor Jr.

... considerable period of time are not nearly so likely to be injured as are those that are subjected to a low temperature suddenly. That is really why there is so much severe cold injury to woody plants in the South. In the deep South freezing weather may be uncommon but when freezes do occur usually they follow a period of comparatively warm weather and the temperature falls quickly. It is this sudden change in temperature that causes the severe injury. Two different places may have had the same ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting • Northern Nut Growers Association

... after castor oil has been squeezed from castor bean seeds. Like other oil seed residues it is very high in nitrogen, rich in other plant nutrients, particularly phosphorus, Castor pomace may be available in the deep South; it makes a fine substitute for ...
— Organic Gardener's Composting • Steve Solomon

Words linked to "Deep South" :   Camellia State, south, Louisiana, South Carolina, la, geographical area, Peach State, Magnolia State, Heart of Dixie, Empire State of the South, ga, ms, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Palmetto State, geographical region, geographic region, sc, Pelican State, geographic area, al

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