southernmost

adjective
south·​ern·​most | \ ˈsə-t͟hərn-ˌmōst How to pronounce southernmost (audio) \

Definition of southernmost

: furthest to the south … the world's southernmost range of polar bears …— Will Ferguson By the time they reached their final destination, Cabo San Pío, the southernmost tip of Tierra del Fuego, they had seen pretty much everything.— Lucas Pollock

First Known Use of southernmost

1591, in the meaning defined above

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“Southernmost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/southernmost. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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