Meaning of Dixiecrat


Pronunciation: (dik'sē-krat"), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of a faction of southern Democrats stressing states' rights and opposed to the civil-rights programs of the Democratic party, esp. a southern Democrat who bolted the party in 1948 and voted for the candidates of the States' Rights Democratic party.
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