noun - An old-tyme Democrat from the south, not affiliated with the present day Democratic party dominant in the northeast and west coast. Most dixie-crats opposed civil rights, were often corrupt and promoted a religious agenda. The party is almost extinct today, though a few still exist as "DINOS"
Al Gore and Bill Clinton are too progressive to be considered Dixiecrats.
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A nick-name for democrats of the southern states, like Mississippi, Louisiana, etc.
Most famous of which would be Zell Miller, a southern Democrat (Of Georgia, I believe) who spoke at the Republican National Convention.
A 1960s reference to southern democrats. They are still democrats because there was no other party that wanted to take them.
Robert Byrd was one of many dixiecrats that has remained a democrat.
Roger Kelleyによって 2007年04月08日(日)
Amy Democat from the South.
Al Gore and Bill Clinton are well known examples of dixiecrats.