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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 south·ern /ˈsʌðɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 South·ern a.  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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 South·ern, n. A Southerner. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]