Definition of south country in English:

south country

noun

  • The southern part of any country or place; the district or region towards the south.

adjective

  • 1Of a person or animal: originating from or living in the south country.

  • 2Of, relating to, or characteristic of the dialect of the south country.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From south + country.

Pronunciation

south country

/ˈsaʊθ ˌkʌntri/