Southern English

noun

Definition of Southern English

1 : the English spoken especially by cultivated people native to or educated in the South of England

First Known Use of Southern English

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Southern English was in the 14th century

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“Southern English.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southern%20English. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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