Dixiecrat

Dixiecrat

[dik-see-krat]
noun
a member of a faction of southern Democrats stressing states' rights and opposed to the civil-rights programs of the Democratic Party, especially a southern Democrat who bolted the party in 1948 and voted for the candidates of the States' Rights Democratic Party.

Origin:
1945–50, Americanism; Dixie + (Demo)crat

Dixiecratic, adjective
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