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southernmost

[suhth -ern-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st] /ˈsʌð ərnˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst/
adjective
1.
farthest south.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; southern + -most
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Examples from the web for southernmost
  • The southernmost wall of the college is five stories high.
  • The runner wins the game if he reaches the southernmost row of grid spaces.
  • They represent the southernmost nomadic reindeer culture in the world.
  • Here near the southernmost tip of their range, they're treading on thin ice.
  • Imagine if that occurred off the southernmost continent, far from help.
  • They have the southernmost range of any seal, but find the chilly waters rich with the prey they seek.
  • Southward movements begin in fall and winter, reaching southernmost winter range in midwinter, before moving north again.
  • There is a boat launch on the southernmost part of the lake.
  • Not how the northernmost storm is rotating clockwise and the southernmost storm is rotating counterclockwise.
  • Bulk scrap metal was piled at the southernmost portion of the landfill, and collected weekly by private contractors for salvage.
British Dictionary definitions for southernmost

southernmost

/ˈsʌðənˌməʊst/
adjective
1.
situated or occurring farthest south
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Word Origin and History for southernmost
adj.

1725, from southern + -most.

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