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southern

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Adjective
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south=ern
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20 in 15 verses (in OT : 20 in 15 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

southerna. [AS. s. See South.].
     Of or pertaining to the south; situated in, or proceeding from, the south; situated or proceeding toward the south.  [1913 Webster]
Southern Cross (Astron.), a constellation of the southern hemisphere containing several bright stars so related in position as to resemble a cross. -- Southern Fish (Astron.), a constelation of the southern hemisphere (Piscis Australis) containing the bright star Fomalhaut. -- Southern States (U.S. Hist. & Geog.), the States of the American Union lying south of Pennsylvania and the Ohio River, with Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Before the Civil War, Missouri also, being a slave State, was classed as one of the Southern States.
southernn. 
     A Southerner.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

southern, adj. esp. Geog.
1 of or in the south; inhabiting the south.
2 lying or directed towards the south (at the southern end).

Idiom
Southern Cross a southern constellation in the shape of a cross. Southern hemisphere the half of the earth below the equator. southern lights the aurora australis. Southern States the States in the south, esp. the south-east, of the US.
Derivative
southernmost adj.
Etymology
OE sutherne (as SOUTH, -ERN)

THESAURUS

southern

antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, hyperborean, meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, occidental, oriental, south, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, west, westbound, westerly, western, westernmost

ROGET THESAURUS

southern

Contraposition

N contraposition, opposition, polarity, inversion, opposite side, reverse, inverse, counterpart, antipodes, opposite poles, North and South, antonym, opposite (contrariety), opposite, reverse, inverse, converse, antipodal, subcontrary, fronting, facing, diametrically opposite, Northern, septentrional, Boreal, arctic, Southern, Austral, antarctic, over, over the way, over against, against, face to face, vis-a- vis, as poles asunder.


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