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southland

[south-luh nd, -land] /ˈsaʊθ lənd, -ˌlænd/
noun
1.
a southern area.
2.
the southern part of a country.
3.
the Southland, the U.S. South.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English south lond, Old English sūthland; see south, land
Related forms
southlander, noun
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Word Origin and History for the southland

southland

n.

Old English suðland, see south + land (n.).

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