southerner

[ suhth-er-ner ]
/ ˈsʌð ər nər /
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noun

a native or inhabitant of the south.
(initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of the southern U.S.

Origin of southerner

First recorded in 1820–30; southern + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for southerner

Southerner

/ (ˈsʌðənə) /

noun

(sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the south of any specified region, esp the South of England or the Southern states of the US
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Word Origin and History for southerner

southerner


n.

1817, American English, from southern. Contrasted with Yankee by 1828.

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