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Meridional vs. Septentrional

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Meridionaladjective

located in the south, southern; later especially, pertaining to the south of France or other southern parts of Europe.

Septentrionaladjective

Pertaining to the north; northern.

Meridionaladjective

along a north-south direction, or relative to a meridian; or relating to meridians or a meridian

Septentrional

Septentrional, meaning , is a Latinate adjective sometimes used in English. It is a form of the Latin noun septentriones, which refers to the seven stars of the Plough (Big Dipper), occasionally called the Septentrion.

‘of the north’;

Meridionaladjective

of or characteristic of southern areas or people, especially those in the south of France or other southern parts of Europe

Meridionalnoun

an inhabitant of a southern region, especially the south of France

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Meridionaladjective

Of or pertaining to the meridian.

Meridionaladjective

Having a southern aspect; southern; southerly.

‘Offices that require heat . . . should be meridional.’;

Meridionaladjective

of or relating to a meridian

Meridionaladjective

located in the south or characteristic of southern people or places

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