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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dix’ie Land.
 
Nigger land. Mason and Dixon drew a line which was to be the northern limit of slavery. In the third quarter of the 19th century the southern part of this line was called Dixie or nigger land.   1
 


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