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Southern

[suhth -ern] /ˈsʌð ərn/
noun
1.
Terry, 1924–95, U.S. novelist and screenwriter.
Related forms
pro-Southern, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for t. southern

southern

/ˈsʌðən/
adjective
1.
situated in or towards the south
2.
(of a wind, etc) coming from the south
3.
native to, inhabiting, or growing in the south
4.
(sometimes capital) (astronomy) south of the celestial equator

Southern

/ˈsʌðən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the south of a particular region or country
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Word Origin and History for t. southern

southern

Old English suðerne, from suð "south" (see south) + -erne, suffix denoting direction. A common Germanic compound, cf. Old Frisian suthern, Old Norse suðroenn, Old High German sundroni.

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