What is southern?

  • (adj): Situated in or oriented toward the south.
    Example: "A southern exposure"
    Synonyms: southerly
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on southern:

Southern Blot
... A Southern blot is a method routinely used in molecular biology for detection of a specific DNA sequence in DNA samples ... Southern blotting combines transfer of electrophoresis-separated DNA fragments to a filter membrane and subsequent fragment detection by probe hybridization ... its inventor, the British biologist Edwin Southern ...
Aoraki / Mount Cook - Geology
... The Southern Alps on the South Island were formed by tectonic uplifting and pressure as the Pacific and Indo-Australian Plates collided along the island's western coast ... The Southern Alps are the first obstacle the winds encounter after South Africa and Australia, having moved east across the Southern Ocean ... the centre of the distinctive alpine fault, a 650 km long active fault in the Southern Alps ...
Extremaduran Language - Dialects
... branches Northern or "High" (artu estremeñu), Central or "Middle" (meyu estremeñu), and Southern or "Low" (baju estremeñu) ... The central and southern ones are spoken in the rest of Extremadura, and are not different enough from standard Spanish to be considered anything but dialects of it ... is also spoken in a few villages of southern Salamanca, being known there as the "palra d'El Rebollal", which is now almost extinct ...
Lyndon B. Johnson - Presidency 1963–1969 - Civil Rights
... In conjunction with the civil rights movement, Johnson overcame southern resistance and convinced the Democratic-Controlled Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed most forms of ... started and broke a filibuster by Southern Democrats in March 1964 as a result, this pushed the bill for passage in the Senate ... "We have lost the South for a generation", anticipating a coming backlash from Southern whites against Johnson's Democratic Party ...
East Prussia - History - Southern Part To Poland
... the Polish government officially took over the civilian administration of the southern part of East Prussia on 23 May 1945 ... Soviet Union as well as Ukrainians and Lemkos from southern Poland, expelled throughout Operation Vistula in 1947, were settled in the southern part of East Prussia, now the Polish Warmian-Masuria ...

More definitions of "southern":

  • (adj): From the south; used especially of wind.
    Example: "Southern breezes"
    Synonyms: southerly
  • (adj): Situated in or coming from regions of the south.
    Example: "The southern hemisphere"; "southern constellations"
  • (adj): In or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line.
    Example: "Southern hospitality"; "southern cooking"; "southern plantations"

Famous quotes containing the word southern:

    The Great South Beach of Long Island,... though wild and desolate, as it wants the bold bank,... possesses but half the grandeur of Cape Cod in my eyes, nor is the imagination contented with its southern aspect.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    My course is a firm assertion and maintenance of the rights of the colored people of the South according to the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments, coupled with a readiness to recognize all Southern people, without regard to past political conduct, who will now go with me heartily and in good faith in support of these principles.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    There are many ways of discarding [books]. You can give them to friends,—or enemies,—or to associations or to poor Southern libraries. But the surest way is to lend them. Then they never come back to bother you.
    Carolyn Wells (1862?–1942)