Southernism

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noun South·ern·ism \ ˈsə-t͟hər-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of Southernism

1 :an attitude or trait characteristic of the South or Southerners especially in the U.S.
2 :a locution or pronunciation characteristic of the southern U.S.

First Known Use of southernism

1851


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