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.
Adj.1.southern - in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line; "southern hospitality"; "southern cooking"; "southern plantations"
northern - in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line; "Northern liberals"; "northern industry"; "northern cities"
2.southern - situated in or oriented toward the south; "a southern exposure"; "took a southerly course"
Synonyms: southerly
3.southern - situated in or coming from regions of the south; "the southern hemisphere"; "southern constellations"
northern - situated in or coming from regions of the north; "the northern hemisphere"; "northern autumn colors"
4.southern - from the south; used especially of wind; "a hot south wind"; "southern breezes"; "the winds are southerly"
Synonyms: southerly
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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Southdown sheep
Southeast Asia
southeast by east
southeast by south
southeastern pocket gopher
southeastern United States
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southern arrow wood
southern aster
Southern Baptist
Southern Baptist Convention
southern beech
southern beech fern
southern blue flag
southern bog lemming
southern buckthorn
southern cabbage butterfly
Southern crab apple
Southern Cross
southern cypress
Southern dewberry
Southern Fish
southern flounder
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