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1. often Southron A person who lives in the south, especially an Englishman as called by a Scotsman.
2. A native or inhabitant of the American South. Used by the Confederates in the Civil War.
adj. Scots

[Middle English, variant of southerne, southern; see southern.]


1. chiefly Scot a Southerner, esp an Englishman
2. (Languages) Scot the English language as spoken in England
3. (Historical Terms) dialect chiefly Southern US an inhabitant of the South, esp at the time of the Civil War
(Placename) chiefly Scot of or relating to the South or to England
[C15: Scottish variant of Southern]


(ˈsʌð rən)

1. Southern U.S. southerner (def. 2).
2. (usu. cap.) Scot. a native or inhabitant of England.
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It is described in full on just one occasion, in direct opposition to that of Rohan at the battle of the Pelennor fields, when the chieftain of the Haradrim "was filled with a red wrath and shouted aloud, and displaying his standard, black serpent upon scarlet, he came against the white horse and the green with great press of men" (V.
The weakest of the articles addressing medieval topics is Margaret Sinex's defense of Tolkien's depiction of the Haradrim as purposively consistent with the monstrous Othering of Saracens by the medieval West, and thus not racist at all.
There's horror - the battle at the heart of Return, where hundreds of thousands of the scariest troops you could ever imagine, including swooping Fell Beasts, Haradrim and colossal mammoth-like Mumakil, descend on Gondor, is awesome.
As the more limited geography and history of The Hobbit's Middle-earth gives way to that of The Lord of the Rings, many more cultures and kingdoms come into view: Galadhrim, Rohirrim, Druedain, and Haradrim, to name but a few.