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Definition 1: an attitude characteristic of Southerners (especially in the US) - [noun denoting cognition]

(southernism is a kind of ...) a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

"he had the attitude that work was fun"

(southernism belongs to a domain located in ...) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

Definition 2: a locution or pronunciation peculiar to the southern United States - [noun denoting communication]

(southernism is a kind of ...) a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

"pardon the expression"

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