One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Usually with capital initial. The quality of being characteristic of the Southern states of the United States; the expression of a distinctive Southern identity.
2Usually with capital initial. Of the Southern states of America.
3Of a more southerly part of Britain, especially the South of England. Chiefly with reference to southern Middle English.
Mid 19th century. From southern + -ism.
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