lying toward, situated in, or directed toward the south.
coming from the south, as a wind.
of or relating to the south.
(initial capital letter) of or relating to the South of the United States.
Astronomy. being or located south of the celestial equator or of the zodiac:
a southern constellation.
(often initial capital letter) southerner (def 2).
(initial capital letter) the dialect of English spoken in the eastern parts of Maryland, Virginia, and the Carolinas, in Florida, in the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and in southeastern Texas.
Terry, 1924–95, U.S. novelist and screenwriter.
situated in or towards the south
(of a wind, etc) coming from the south
native to, inhabiting, or growing in the south
(sometimes capital) (astronomy) south of the celestial equator
of, relating to, or characteristic of the south of a particular region or country
plural noun 1. a mountain range in New Zealand, on South Island. Highest peak, Mt. Cook, 12,349 feet (3765 meters). Southern Alps plural noun 1. a mountain range in New Zealand, on South Island: the highest range in Australasia. Highest peak: Mount Cook (also known as Aoraki or Aorangi), 3754 m (12 316 ft)
noun 1. a member of the Southern Baptist Convention, founded in Augusta, Georgia, in 1845, that is strictly Calvinistic and active in religious publishing and education.
- Southern belle
noun a beautiful and charming woman from the southern US
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of peanuts, tomatoes, and other plants, caused by a fungus, Sclerotium rolfsii, affecting the roots and resulting in rapid wilting.