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adjective as in in the south

adjective as in pertaining to the south


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The cold climates of Northern Europe proved mostly inhospitable to sugarcane cultivation, so the plant took root in the more temperate South and the islands off Europe’s southern coast.

The mosquito is already established in the southern part of the country, but outbreaks of the diseases remain rare because transmission can only occur when summer temperatures get extremely hot.

By the time Azeema and her forces—including the uninjured nineteen who had made it through the day’s events—returned to their positions on the southern front line, night and its crisp coolness had arrived.

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If you’d rather hang out near Yosemite’s southern gateway, Bass Lake is only a half-hour south of Wawona and offers a host of recreational opportunities, including excellent warm-water fishing.

There could be a glaze of ice and a coating or so of snow where any activity is consistent, although more like a tenth of an inch of ice is possible in southern Maryland.

In Afghanistan, there was a push to take back the southern province Helmand.

Although Southern did not automatically equal neo-Confederate, at times the distinction could easily get lost.

Yet all too often the line between Southern and Confederate can get blurred.

Rather, it was the Democrats who initially were the Southern Party.

We see the Southern segregationists who threatened his life and that of his family on an almost daily basis.

See how those distant peaks rise serenely over the southern horizon!

My mother now tells me that she knew of this mistake, an error of the New York paper in copying the item from a Southern journal.

There was hardly to be found in all Southern Tennessee a more contented, shiftless, ill-bestead family than theirs.

Miss Anne smiled kindly, not dreaming of his perplexity, amused by his Southern warmth.

The last three years I've been in the Judith Basin, and southern outfits haven't begun to come in there yet.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to southern, such as: austral, from the south, meridional, of the south, southerly, and toward the south.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.