from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who lives in the south, especially an Englishman as called by a Scotsman.
- n. A native or inhabitant of the American South. Used by the Confederates in the Civil War.
- adj. Scots Southern.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. southern
- adj. English, from England
- n. A southerner, someone from the south.
- n. An Englishman.
- n. Alternative capitalization of Southron
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An inhabitant of the more southern part of a country; formerly, a name given in Scotland to any Englishman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining or belonging to the southern United States.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of a southern country, or of the southern part of a country.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of the southern States of the American Union.
Rodrik is unusual in being a worshipper of the Faith of the Seven that holds sway in the southlands, rather than the old gods of the forest who are worshipped in the north, and is a knight, which is also unusual as that is mainly a southron custom.
Men said he was no civilized man at all, but a Cimmerian, one of those barbaric tribesmen who dwelt in the gray hills of the far North, and whose raids struck terror in their southron neighbors.
George had been a tower of strength then; without him, General Guildenstern's whole army, and the southron war effort east of the mountains, might well have gone to pieces in the aftermath of the defeat.
A few of them sneaked across the river and raided southron outposts on the far bank.
He'd ridden into southron-held Luxor, on the banks of the Great River, and come within inches of capturing the enemy commander there.
As he rode toward the woods now, he leaned forward and a little to one side, using this mount's body as a shield in case that southron had a crossbow aimed at him.
"If that is a southron, I don't aim to let him get back and tell his pals he's seen us."
They didn't look like men who'd been able to keep all of eastern Franklin and Cloviston in an uproar behind southron lines, or like men who'd routed a southron army three times the size of their own in Great River Province.
"Was that a southron scout on unicornback there, sneaking off into the woods before we could get a good look at him?"
That southronif there had been a southron, if Ned hadn't been imagining thingshad gone in a couple of hundred yards from where Ned was now.