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Noun: Southerner
  1. An American who lives in the South
Adjective: southern (southerner,southernest)  sú-dhu(r)n
  1. In or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    "southern hospitality"; "southern cooking"; "southern plantations"
     
  2. Situated in or oriented toward the south
    "a southern exposure";
    - southerly
     
  3. Situated in or coming from regions of the south
    "the southern hemisphere"; "southern constellations"
     
  4. From the south; used especially of wind
    "southern breezes";
    - southerly

Derived forms: Southerners

See also: austral, Confederacy, Confederate, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, gray [US], grey [Brit, Cdn], meridional, South, south-central

Type of: American

Antonym: northern

Part of: South

Encyclopedia: Southerner

Southern, Eileen