Meaning of Dixieland

Dix•ie•land

Pronunciation: (dik'sē-land"), [key]
— n.
  1. (sometimes l.c.) a style of jazz, originating in New Orleans, played by a small group of instruments, as trumpet, trombone, clarinet, piano, and drums, and marked by strongly accented four-four rhythm and vigorous, quasi-improvisational solos and ensembles.
  2. Dixie (def. 1).
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