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1. southern

adjective. ['ˈsʌðɝn'] in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line.

Synonyms

  • Dixieland
  • Confederate
  • grey
  • Confederate States
  • Confederacy
  • Confederate States of America
  • gray
  • Dixie

Antonyms

  • Federal
  • blue
  • Yankee
  • north-central

Etymology

  • southerne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Southern

  • cothern

How do you pronounce southern?

Pronounce southern as ˈsəðərn.

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Sentences with southern


1. Adjective
The southern red oak works well as a lawn tree or shade tree.

Quotes about southern


1. People may think of Southern humor in terms of missing teeth and outhouse accidents, but the best of it is a rich vein running through the best of Southern literature.
- Roy Blount, Jr.

2. There's something about Southern women that is so unique yet so universal. Strong southern women are allowed to be soft and feminine and have a sense of humor. But what I love about Southern women in particular is their universality.
- Connie Britton

3. Texas humor and Southern humor are pretty similar.
- Daniel Woodrell

2. southern

adjective. ['ˈsʌðɝn'] situated in or oriented toward the south.

Synonyms

  • southerly

Antonyms

  • young
  • discolor

Etymology

  • southerne (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. southern

adjective. ['ˈsʌðɝn'] situated in or coming from regions of the south.

Synonyms

  • south
  • meridional
  • austral

Antonyms

  • chromatic
  • terminal
  • Union
  • North

Etymology

  • southerne (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. southern

adjective. ['ˈsʌðɝn'] from the south; used especially of wind.

Synonyms

  • southerly

Antonyms

  • free state
  • chromatic color

Etymology

  • southerne (Middle English (1100-1500))
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