the Deep South

noun

Definition of the Deep South

: the states in the most southern and eastern part of the U.S. and especially Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana, and Mississippi

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“The Deep South.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Deep%20South. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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