South

Definition of South

n.1.That one of the four cardinal points directly opposite to the north; the region or direction to the right or direction to the right of a person who faces the east.
2.A country, region, or place situated farther to the south than another; the southern section of a country.
3.Specifically: That part of the United States which is south of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.
4.The wind from the south.
a.1.Lying toward the south; situated at the south, or in a southern direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the south, or coming from the south; blowing from the south; southern; as, the south pole.
South-Sea tea
(Bot.) See Yaupon.
adv.1.Toward the south; southward.
2.From the south; as, the wind blows south.
v. i.1.To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the south.
[imp. & p. p. Southed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Southing.]
2.(Astron.) To come to the meridian; to cross the north and south line; - said chiefly of the moon; as, the moon souths at nine.

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Dixie, Dixieland, Down East, East, East Coast, Middle Atlantic, Middle West, New England, North, North Central region, Northeast, Northwest, Pacific Northwest, S, South, Southeast, Southwest, Sunbelt, West, West Coast, Yankeeland, antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, cardinal points, compass card, compass rose, degrees, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, eastland, eastward, half points, hyperborean, lubber line, meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northland, northward, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, occident, occidental, orient, oriental, quarter points, rhumb, south about, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern, southernmost, southward, southwardly, southwards, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, sunrise, sunset, the Coast, west, westbound, westerly, western, westernmost, westland, westward, wild West
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