Southern

Definition of Southern

South´ern
a.1.Of or pertaining to the south; situated in, or proceeding from, the south; situated or proceeding toward the south.
Southern Cross
(Astron.) a constellation of the southern hemisphere containing several bright stars so related in position as to resemble a cross.
Southern Fish
(Astron.) a constelation of the southern hemisphere (Piscis Australis) containing the bright star Fomalhaut.
Southern States
(U.S. Hist. & Geog.) the States of the American Union lying south of Pennsylvania and the Ohio River, with Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Before the Civil War, Missouri also, being a slave State, was classed as one of the Southern States.
n.1.A Southerner.

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antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, hyperborean, meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, occidental, oriental, south, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, west, westbound, westerly, western, westernmost
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