noun, (sometimes lowercase)
noun 1. a day set aside in the South to pay tribute to those who served with the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. It is observed on April 26 in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi; on May 10 in North Carolina and South Carolina; on May 30 in Virginia; and on June 3 […]
plural noun 1. the group of 11 Southern states that seceded from the United States in 1860–61. plural noun 1. (US, history) the 11 Southern states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Mississippi) that seceded from the Union in 1861, precipitating a civil war with the North. The […]
noun, Chiefly South Atlantic States. 1. the American Civil War.
[kuh n-fur] /kənˈfɜr/ verb (used without object), conferred, conferring. 1. to consult together; compare opinions; carry on a discussion or deliberation. verb (used with object), conferred, conferring. 2. to bestow upon as a gift, favor, honor, etc.: to confer a degree on a graduate. 3. Obsolete. to compare. /kənˈfɜː/ verb -fers, -ferring, -ferred 1. (transitive; […]