Definition of southland in English:

southland

noun

  • In singular and plural Lands lying in or towards the south.

adjective

  • Of, from, or belonging to the southern part of a country or region or lands laying to the south.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Old English Hexateuch: General. From the uninflected (originally adverb) stem of south + land. Compare Middle High German sūdenlant (German Südland), Old Icelandic suðrland.

Pronunciation

southland

/ˈsaʊθland/