What does the word southern mean?

Usage examples for southern

  1. The village, at the southern end of which our villa stood, was not pretty. – Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
  2. There is a broad green gate of the Southern Italian type, closed. – The Man from Home by Booth Tarkington and Harry Leon Wilson
  3. By the time that we arrived at the inner, or southern extremity of the bay the sun had declined to within a finger's width of the ridge of the western range of hills. – The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn by Harry Collingwood