Definition of Southland

1. Noun. Any region lying in or toward the south.

Generic synonyms: Region



Definition of Southland

1. [n -S]

Southland Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Southland

southern vole
southern voles
southern white cedar
southern yellow pine
southernism
southernly
southernness
southernnesses
southerns
southernwood
southernwoods
southers
southing
southings
southland (current term)
southlands
southly
southness
southnesses
southpaw
southpaws
southren
southron
southrons
souths
southsaid
southsay
southsayer

Literary usage of Southland

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1. White Fang by Jack London (1906)
"CHAPTER II THE southland WHITE FANG landed from the steamer in San Fran cisco. He was appalled. Deep in him, below any reasoning process or act of ..."

2. Adventure Guide to New Zealand by Bette Flagler (2005)
"southland Introduction The Southern Scenic Route was the first touring route to be established in New Zealand and runs through diverse • Getting Here In ..."

3. Poems by Belle Richardson Harrison (1898)
"Merry birds sing sweetest, Dancing hours are fleetest, In the sunny southland— Elysium of the blest. Rifted clouds revealing Arching skies of blue ; Hearts ..."

4. Literature in the Albemarle by Bettie Freshwater Pool (1915)
"My dear, sunny southland, My fair, dreamy southland, My musical southland, What joys here abound. How gorgeous the woods in their rich robes of autumn! ..."

5. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1917)
"(southland, NEW ZEALAND.) BY H. BEATTIE. PART VII. ... Otago and southland, derived most of his knowledge from Rawiri te Awhn, who was brought up at Lake Te ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of by Nicholas Hill, New York (State). Supreme Court (1843)
"Coming D. southland. follows, on this view of the case, that the demurrer to ... southland, sheriff &c. In order to maintain an action against a sheriff for ..."

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