tobacco road
noun Usage: often capitalized T&R Etymology: from Tobacco Road, novel (1932) by Erskine Caldwell and play (1933) by Jack Kirkland died 1969 American playwright Date: 1937 a squalid poverty-stricken rural area or community

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  • Tobacco Road — ist ein sozialkritisches Lied, das von John D. Loudermilk geschrieben und von ihm im Jahre 1960 veröffentlicht wurde. Erfolgreich wurde es jedoch erst als Coverversion im Jahre 1964 durch die Nashville Teens. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Beschreibung 2… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tobacco Road — refers to the tobacco producing area of North Carolina and is often used when referring to sports (particularly basketball) played among rival North Carolina universities. The phrase actually originated as the title of a novel set in Georgia, but …   Wikipedia

  • tobacco-road — tobacco road·ish; …   English syllables

  • tobacco road — noun Usage: often capitalized T&R Etymology: from Tobacco Road, novel (1932) by Erskine Caldwell b1903 American writer, and play (1933) adapted by Jack Kirkland died 1969 American playwright, about poor whites in a depressed rural area of Georgia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tobacco Road — noun a) A fictional place in the rural American South inhabited by poor and uneducated. If you have traveled in the remote parts of the Deep South, I am sure you have seen the architecture of Tobacco Road shacks built of whatever materials were… …   Wiktionary

  • Tobacco Road — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Tobacco Road, qui signifie la route du tabac en anglais, peut désigner : Un roman d Erskine Caldwell, s appelant en version française La Route du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tobacco Road — dilapidated and poverty striken rural areas (sociological synonym); tobacco raising areas of the southern United States (generic and economic meaning) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Tobacco Road —    Voir La Route au tabac …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Tobacco Road (disambiguation) — Tobacco Road most commonly refers to the tobacco producing region of North Carolina. It may also refer to: * Tobacco Road (novel), by Erskine Caldwell **Tobacco Road (play) A 1933 play based on the novel ** Tobacco Road (film), directed by John… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco Road (song) — Tobacco Road is a song written and first recorded by John D. Loudermilk in 1960 that was a hit for The Nashville Teens in 1964 and has since become a standard across several musical genres.Originally framed as a folk song, Tobacco Road was semi… …   Wikipedia

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