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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Southern  \South"ern\,  n. 
  A  Southerner.  [R.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Southern  \South"ern\  (?;  277),  a.  [AS.  s??ern.  See  {South}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  south;  situated  in  or  proceeding 
  from  the  south;  situated  or  proceeding  toward  the  south. 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  southern 
  adj  1:  in  or  characteristic  of  a  region  of  the  United  States  south 
  of  (approximately)  the  Mason-Dixon  line  "Southern 
  hospitality";  "southern  cooking";  "southern 
  plantations"  [ant:  {northern}] 
  2:  situated  in  or  oriented  toward  the  south;  "a  southern 
  exposure";  "took  a  southerly  course"  [syn:  {southerly}] 
  3:  situated  in  or  coming  from  regions  of  the  south;  "the 
  southern  hemisphere";  "southern  constellations"  [ant:  {northern}] 
  4:  from  the  south;  used  especially  of  wind;  "a  hot  south  wind"; 
  "southern  breezes";  "the  winds  are  southerly"  [syn:  {southerly}] 




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