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 for Southern
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Southern \South"ern\, n.
     A Southerner. [R.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Southern \South"ern\ (?; 277), a. [AS. s[=u][eth]ern. See
     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
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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:
      4: from the south; used especially of wind; "a hot southerly
         wind"; "southern breezes"; "the winds are southerly" [syn:
         southerly, southern]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "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

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