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