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South meaning

south - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. A country, region, or place situated farther to the south than another; the southern section of a country.
  4. 4. Specifically: That part of the United States which is south of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.
  5. 5. The wind from the south.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. Toward the south; southward.
  8. 8. From the south; as, the wind blows south.
  9. 9. To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the south.
  10. 10. To come to the meridian; to cross the north and south line; -- said chiefly of the moon; as, the moon souths at nine.
  11. 11. Point of the compass opposite the north; southern country or countries.

south - examples of usage

  1. " Then why doesn't he fight for the South he asked" " Fight for the South!" - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. There was no east, no west; no north, no south. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. He caught the horse, mounted, and started to ride south with the party that was to try to get around the fire from that side. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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