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Definition of South

  • 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.
  • A country, region, or place situated farther to the south than another; the southern section of a country.
  • Specifically: That part of the United States which is south of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.
  • 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.
  • Toward the south; southward.
  • From the south; as, the wind blows south.
  • To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the south.
  • To come to the meridian; to cross the north and south line; -- said chiefly of the moon; as, the moon souths at nine.
  • a location in the southern part of a country, region, or city
  • the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
  • the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
  • the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
  • the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point
  • in a southern direction
  • situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south

How to use south in a sentence. South pronunciation.

Soon I shall go into the desert upon a mission to the cities of the South, to Dongola, Khartoum, and Darfur and beyond; for there is trouble yonder, and war is near, unless it is given to me to bring peace.
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This regiment of Nubians Kaid had recruited from the far south, and had maintained at his own expense.
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For months before he came conscripts had been gathered in the Nile country from Rosetta to Assouan, and here and there, far south, tribes had revolted.
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As of February, 2002, contributions are being solicited from people and organizations in: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
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Then all the South, all that region which now constitutes New Russia, even to the Black Sea, was a green, virgin wilderness.
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Turgenev was born on the 28 October 1818, at Orel, in south central Russia, about half-way between Moscow and Kiev.
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He was born at Yasnaya Polyana, in south central Russia, not far from the birthplace of Turgenev, on the 28 August 1828.
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He also spent some time in the south of France, and wrote part of "The Cossacks" there.
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The religious sense of the Russian, brooding for centuries over empty forms, combined with the equally repressed longing for spiritual life,-these quickly seized upon the power of a simple and practical living religious doctrine, and the 'Stundist' movement spread rapidly over the whole south of the Empire.
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Like Gogol and Artsybashev, Chekhov was a man of the South, being born at Taganrog, a seaport on a gulf of the Black Sea, near the mouth of the river Don.
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He came honestly by his hot, impulsive temperament, being, like Gogol, a man of the South.
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I now asked the Lord for two things, viz.: "That He would be pleased to change the _north wind into a south wind_, and that he would give the workmen a mind to work.
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The evening before, the bleak north wind blew still; but on the Wednesday the south wind blew _exactly as I had prayed_.
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By morning the repair was accomplished, the leak was stopped, and in thirty hours the fire was again in the boiler; _and all the time the south wind blew so mildly that there was not the least need of a fire_. 7.
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A superintendent of a Sabbath school, formerly resident in the South, but who had been obliged to flee to the North because of his known faithfulness to the national government, was residing there, knowing that if discovered by the Confederate soldiers, he would be in great peril of life, property and every indignity,-in the gray dawn of that memorable day, with his wife and two little girls, again on foot, he fled to the chain of mountains lying north-west of the doomed village.
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I was getting ready to haul my Winter's stock of wood, for which I had to go two miles over a road running north and south, entirely unprotected from the keen cold west winds that prevail the most of the time in that part of Canada during the Winter months.
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Saturday evening, December 21st, the wind blew gently from the south.
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It divided north and south, and passed about a quarter of a mile on either side of them, reunited again and passed on, and not one solitary drop of rain fell on that encampment.
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As of 10/28/01 contributions are only being solicited from people in: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming We have filed in about 45 states now, but these are the only ones that have responded.
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Take away the romantic mysteries, the kings and knights and big-sounding titles, and Mardi-Gras would die, down there in the South.
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Examples of South

Example #1
So I must bend to my study of Arabic, which I am thankful I learned long ago.
Example #2
Yet here am I set, and here shall I stay till the skein be ravelled out.
Example #3
When they saw him at the window now, their swords clashed on their thighs and across their breasts, and they raised a great shout of greeting.
Example #4
The horses, too, were black, and the mass made a barbaric display belonging more to another period in the world's history.
Example #5
He had come to power too late to devise another course.
Example #6
It had grown to a head with revolution and conspiracy.