King Cotton

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  • IPA(key): /ˌkɪŋˈkɒtn̩/

Proper noun[edit]

King Cotton

  1. (obsolete) A personification of the cotton production of the southern United States.


  • Frank Lawrence Owsley, King Cotton Diplomacy: Foreign relations of the Confederate States of America (1931)
  • Boyer, The Enduring Vision. 4th Edition
  • John Mack Faragher, et al., Out of Many: A History of the American People. Volume 1, Fourth Edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2003