Originally the nickname of the American town New Orleans which had come to be nicknamed Dixie for the 10-dollar-bills issued there before 1860, as these had French dix = 'ten' printed on them.
Dixie and Dixieland was then taken up to apply to the southern states as a whole and to the distinctive type of jazz originated in New Orleans. 
See also Dixie m
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