Southerner

noun
South·​ern·​er | \ ˈsə-t͟hər-nər How to pronounce Southerner (audio) , ˈsə-t͟hə-nər \

Definition of Southerner

: a native or inhabitant of the South especially : a native or resident of the southern part of the U.S.

First Known Use of Southerner

1817, in the meaning defined above

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

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