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south·ern / ˈsə[voicedth]ərn/ • adj. 1. situated in the south or directed toward or facing the south: the southern hemisphere. ∎  (of a wind) blowing from the south. 2. living in or originating from the south: the southern rural poor. ∎  of, relating to, or characteristic of the south or its inhabitants: a faintly southern accent. DERIVATIVES: south·ern·most / -ˌmōst/ adj.

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southern •Melanchthon •lengthen, strengthen •Nathan •Elizabethan, Ethan •Phaethon • python • leviathan •Jonathan • marathon • earthen •Carmarthen • leathern • heathen •northern • southern • burthen •Avon, Cavan, cavern, raven, tavern •Caernarfon, Dungarvan, Javan •Wilhelmshaven • Tórshavn •Bevan, Devon, eleven, Evan, heaven, leaven, Pleven, seven, Severn •Hesvan •craven, graven, haven, maven, shaven, Stratford-upon-Avon •even, Sivan, Steven •driven, forgiven, given, misgiven, Niven, riven, shriven, thriven •silvern, sylvan •Godgiven • Sullivan •enliven, Ivan, liven •cloven, interwoven, woven •Beethoven • Eindhoven • proven •coven, govern, misgovern, oven, sloven •cordovan • Donovan • Quechuan •Bronwen • Iowan

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southern Southern Cross the constellation Crux Australis, four stars of which form a cross; the name land of the Southern Cross has been used for Australia since the late 19th century. Southern Cross is also a name for the Eureka flag.
Southern Lights another name for the aurora australis.

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Southern Cross: see Crux.