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Definitions of south

  1. the 11 southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
  2. the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
  3. in a southern direction; " we moved south"
  4. situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; " the south entrance"
  5. any region lying in or toward the south
  6. the region of the United States lying south of the Mason- Dixon line
  7. the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
  8. 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.
  9. A country, region, or place situated farther to the south than another; the southern section of a country.
  10. Specifically: That part of the United States which is south of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.
  11. The wind from the south.
  12. 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.
  13. Toward the south; southward.
  14. From the south; as, the wind blows south.
  15. To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the south.
  16. To come to the meridian; to cross the north and south line; -- said chiefly of the moon; as, the moon souths at nine.
  17. That one of the principal points of the compass which is directly opposite the north; a region lying to the south of another: the South, the section of the United States lying below the southern boundary of Pennsylvania.
  18. Lying in the direction of the point of the compass opposite the north; going to, or coming from, any point in that direction.
  19. Away from the north.
  20. Southerly, Southward.
  21. The direction in which the sun appears at noon to the people N. of the Tropic of Cancer: any land opposite the N.
  22. Lying towards the south.
  23. Towards the south.
  24. Point of the compass opposite the north; southern country or countries.
  25. Lving or facing toward the south; southern.
  26. That point of the compass which is directly opposite to north.
  27. A region lying southward.
  28. Toward or at the south.
  29. From the south.
  30. Being in a southern direction.
  31. From or toward the south.
  32. One of the four cardinal points; the part of the heavens where the sun is at noon; the southern regions.
  33. To move southward or reach the south.
  34. The direction in which the sun always appears at noon in the northern hemisphere north of the tropic; one of the four cardinal points; the direction opposite to the north.
  35. Being in the south.
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Quotes of south

  1. Every argument on lynching in the South gets back sooner or later to the question of rape. – Ray Stannard Baker
  2. In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South Africa the greatest possible gift- a more human face. – Steven Biko
  3. The shock caused by the September 11 events has also lead to a thorough reflection on the existing disparity between rich and poor countries, on the misery of populations of the South – Omar Bongo
  4. South Africa is blessed to have women and men like yourselves who have little to give but give what you have with open hands and open hearts. – Mangosuthu Buthelezi
  5. I have heard something said about allegiance to the South I know no South no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance. – Henry Clay
  6. South Dakota is a great state because of its values, not because of dependence on government. – Laura Ingraham
  7. The troops were occasionally occupied in pursuing scattered bands going north or south and on three occasions the large camp of Sitting Bull ventured south of the Canadian border, and important expeditions were sent against them. – Nelson A. Miles
  8. A lot of people have tried to put labels on me, but right now I'm focused on being Kristi Noem and getting my message out to South Dakotans. – Kristi Noem
  9. I'd rather have a real South Dakotan who has lived in this state and made her living here instead of someone with a fancy East Coast law degree any day. – Kristi Noem
  10. I ended up in college by accident. Everything in my life, I ended up in by accident. I was down south in this high school doing whatever. It could just not contain me. I quit school and took off and traveled around. Nobody knew where I was I just couldn't handle it anymore. It was a big scandal, I was gone. I left. – Pauley Perrette
  11. But then again in the East Coast, I think, Tupac, inspired everybody on the East Coast, everybody down south everybody in the West Coast you know what sayin'. – Bubba Sparxxx
  12. Even before the discovery of copper South Australia had turned the corner. – Catherine Helen Spence
  13. I really wanted to be born a woman. It all started there. A South American woman. And I'm upset that I was born a white Jewish male. I've been angry since. – Fisher Stevens
  14. In this eventful period the colony of New South Wales is already far advanced. – Charles Sturt

Usage examples for south

  1. Ye're already twenty miles too far south – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  2. The last father and I heard of you, you were in South America. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. Chief, see your men; they fought like my own Zulus of the far south – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  4. Certainly, South Carolina did not doubt it. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  5. Always been with her; went away with her when Mrs. S. was in the South of France all last winter. – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  6. I am glad it is coming from the south it will help us on. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  7. But you are South – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  8. The town seemed to occupy only one side of the track- the south side. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. You knocked yourself up with work in South London? – Christina by L. G. Moberly
  10. Very different from South Africa! – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  11. They are all away in the south – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  12. " I am," he admitted, turning to the south – The Lure of the North by Harold Bindloss
  13. With hands lifted he salaamed four times- east, west, north, and south – Further Foolishness by Stephen Leacock
  14. The Old South was taken for the purpose. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  15. The South is in a hurry for it, so the duty must come down. – A Gentleman from Mississippi by Thomas A. Wise
  16. They were afraid to go on south – The University of Hard Knocks by Ralph Parlette
  17. Not quite; but I cut through the north half while my two boys cut through the south we did it between us. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  18. The South can do the same. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  19. From the beginning of the war there had been a danger that France and Britain might help the South – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. You come up from the South maybe? – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand

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