South
South South, a. 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. ``At the south entry.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{South-Sea tea} (Bot.) See {Yaupon}. [1913 Webster]


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  • South — is one of cardinal directions and is opposite to the north. By Western convention, the bottom side of a map is south; the southern direction has azimuth or bearing of 180°.True south is the direction towards the southern end of the axis about… …   Wikipedia

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  • South — (?; by sailors sou), n. [OE. south, su[thorn], AS. s[=u][eth] for sun[eth]; akin to D. zuid, OHG. sund, G. s[ u]d, s[ u]den, Icel. su[eth]r, sunnr, Dan. syd, s[ o]nden, Sw. syd, s[ o]der, sunnan; all probably akin to E. sun, meaning, the side… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • South — South, adv. 1. Toward the south; southward. [1913 Webster] 2. From the south; as, the wind blows south. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • South — South, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Southed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Southing}.] 1. To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the south. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) To come to the meridian; to cross the north and south line; said chiefly of the moon; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • South — (engl., spr. Saush), so v.w. Süd, daher South Cap, Name mehrer südlicher Vorgebirge, z.B. auf Neuseeland, Vandiemensland etc., so wie auch mehre Zusammensetzungen. Was unter S. nicht zu finden ist, s.u. Süd …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • South — (engl., spr. ßauth), Süden, Süd (häufig in Ortsnamen etc.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • South — Contenido 1 Lugares 1.1 Europa 1.2 América 2 Transporte …   Wikipedia Español

  • south — n., adj., adv. /sowth/; v. /sowth, sowdh/, n. 1. a cardinal point of the compass lying directly opposite north. Abbr.: S 2. the direction in which this point lies. 3. (usually cap.) a region or territory situated in this direction. 4. the South,… …   Universalium

  • south — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sūth; akin to Old High German sund south and probably to Old English sunne sun Date: before 12th century 1. to, toward, or in the south < a house facing south > 2. into a state of decline or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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