mason and dixon's line definition

  • noun:
    • the boundary range between Pennsylvania and Maryland, since run prior to the Revolution (1764-1767) by two English astronomers named Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon. In a protracted good sense, the line between the no-cost additionally the servant States.
    • the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania; symbolic dividing line between North and Southern ahead of the United states Civil War
  • others:
    • identify range.

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