Southern


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Southern: Southern Railway

South·ern

(sŏth'ĕrn),
M.E., 20th-century British biologist. See: Southern blot analysis.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
It should be observed that the northern species and forms found in the southern parts of the southern hemisphere, and on the mountain-ranges of the intertropical regions, are not arctic, but belong to the northern temperate zones.
Thus, as I believe, a considerable number of plants, a few terrestrial animals, and some marine productions, migrated during the Glacial period from the northern and southern temperate zones into the intertropical regions, and some even crossed the equator.
We see, however, a few southern vegetable forms on the mountains of Borneo and Abyssinia.
I am far from supposing that all difficulties are removed on the view here given in regard to the range and affinities of the allied species which live in the northern and southern temperate zones and on the mountains of the intertropical regions.
But the existence of several quite distinct species, belonging to genera exclusively confined to the south, at these and other distant points of the southern hemisphere, is, on my theory of descent with modification, a far more remarkable case of difficulty.
I talked with a boy at Tuskegee who had made such a study as this, and I could not keep from contrasting his knowledge and enthusiasm with what I heard in a class room at a Negro university in one of the Southern cities, which is conducted on the idea that a college course will save the soul.
As the Negro becomes economically independent, he becomes a responsible part of the Southern life; and the whites so recognize him.
Washington has won the gratitude of all thoughtful Southern white men, is to say that he has worked with the highest practical wisdom at a large constructive task; for no plan for the up-building of the freedman could succeed that ran counter to Southern opinion.
During that hiatus, the government tried to bypass IGADD by signing a Political Charter (1996) with Machar, Akol, and other southern warlords.
Anyone who is haunted by recurrent urges to commit matricide should cool their heels long enough to see Southern Comfort.
However, the populations of both Southern and Central New Jersey are expected to grow more quickly in the next five years, each at the rate of 3.5 percent.
After overcoming "all kinds of aggression" from rival companies, Southern Winds acquired nearly a dozen more commuter planes from Bombardier and grabbed 17% of Argentina's domestic airline passengers by flying a fleet of commuter planes--six 50-seater jets and six 37-seater de Haviland Dash-8 turbo props.

Full browser ?