What does Southern mean?

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ˈsʌð ərnSouth·ern

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. southern(adj)

    in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

    "southern hospitality"; "southern cooking"; "southern plantations"

  2. southerly, southern(adj)

    situated in or oriented toward the south

    "a southern exposure"; "took a southerly course"

  3. southern(adj)

    situated in or coming from regions of the south

    "the southern hemisphere"; "southern constellations"

  4. southerly, southern(adj)

    from the south; used especially of wind

    "a hot southerly wind"; "southern breezes"; "the winds are southerly"

Wiktionary

  1. southern(Adjective)

    Of, facing, situated in, or related to the south.

  2. southern(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a southern region, especially Southern Europe or the southern United States.

    The southern climate.

  3. southern(Adjective)

    Of a wind: blowing from the south; southerly.

  4. Southern(Adjective)

    from or pertaining to the southern part of any region

  5. Southern(Adjective)

    from or pertaining to the South, the south-eastern states of the United States, or to the inhabitants or culture of that region.

    The southern climate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Southern(adj)

    of or pertaining to the south; situated in, or proceeding from, the south; situated or proceeding toward the south

    Etymology: [AS. sern. See South.]

  2. Southern(noun)

    a Southerner

    Etymology: [AS. sern. See South.]

Freebase

  1. Southern

    Southern is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Govia operating the South Central franchise. It is a subsidiary of Govia, a joint venture between transport groups Go-Ahead and Keolis, and has operated the South Central rail franchise since August 2001 and the Gatwick Express service since June 2008. Southern operates passenger services from London Bridge and London Victoria to Beckenham Junction, Epsom Downs, Leatherhead, East Grinstead, Uckfield, Caterham, Tattenham Corner, Horsham, Littlehampton, Bognor Regis, Southampton, Portsmouth, Brighton, Eastbourne and Ore. It also operates services from Brighton to Ashford, Brighton to Seaford, Brighton to Southampton and South Croydon to Milton Keynes.

Editors Contribution

  1. southern

    Relating to the direction south.

    The southern hemisphere has a different climate to the northern hemisphere.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Southern' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1903

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Southern' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2160

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Southern' in Adjectives Frequency: #246

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Southern in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Southern in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Southern in a Sentence

  1. John Dalton:

    Drew Sexton's Drew Sexton, drew Sexton's been doing very well in motivating the grassroots and making sure that everyone's kind of involved and feels included in this election, whether you're from the southern border towns all the way up, from top and bottom.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    The United States looks forward to working alongside Mexico to fulfill these commitments so that we can stem the tide of illegal migration across our southern border and to make our border strong and secure.

  3. David Hart:

    This season was inspired by surf culture in the 60s and 70s in southern California, i was looking at a lot of photographs by LeRoy Grannis and listening to a lot of music by Dick Dale and Link Wray.

  4. Doug Collins:

    (Whitaker) had no conversations with the Southern District of New York.

  5. Ross MacPhee:

    Despite their ungainly appearance, different species of glyptodonts occupied habitats as distinct as open grassland and dense woodland, all the way from Patagonia to the southern parts of the continental United States, although their disappearance has been blamed on human depredation as well as climate change, some species persisted into the early part of the modern or Holocene epoch, long after the disappearance of mammoths and saber-toothed cats. Like the loss of giant ground sloths, mastodons, and dozens of other remarkable mammalian species, the precise cause of the New World megafaunal extinctions remains uncertain.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. tantamount
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