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red state

noun, U.S. Politics.
1.
a state of the U.S. that usually votes Republican.
Compare blue state.
Origin
with reference to the color used on maps in televised coverage of the 2000 U.S. presidential election to show the states won by the Republican candidate
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red state

noun phrase

Any US state that tends to vote for candidates of the Republican party in a general election (2000+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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