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Dixieland

noun Dix·ie·land \-ˌland\

: a type of traditional American jazz music that was popular in the 1920s

Full Definition of DIXIELAND

:  jazz music in duple time usually played by a small band and characterized by ensemble and solo improvisation

Origin of DIXIELAND

probably from the Original Dixieland Jazz Band
First Known Use: 1927

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