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NOUN (5)

1. the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line;

2. the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861;
[syn: Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, Dixieland]

3. the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;
[syn: south, due south, southward, S]

4. a location in the southern part of a country, region, or city;

5. the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point;


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south;
- Example: "the south entrance"


ADVERB (1)

1. in a southern direction;
- Example: "we moved south"
[syn: south, to the south, in the south]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

South \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 towards the sun. [root]297. See Sun.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A country, region, or place situated farther to the south than another; the southern section of a country. "The queen of the south." --Matt. xii. 42. [1913 Webster] 3. Specifically: That part of the United States which is south of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line. [1913 Webster] 4. The wind from the south. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 v.0.48:

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 moon souths at nine. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

south adv 1: in a southern direction; "we moved south" [syn: south, to the south, in the south] adj 1: situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance" [ant: north] n 1: the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line 2: the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861 [syn: Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, Dixieland] 3: the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees [syn: south, due south, southward, S] 4: a location in the southern part of a country, region, or city 5: the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

85 Moby Thesaurus words for "south": Dixie, Dixieland, Down East, East, East Coast, Middle Atlantic, Middle West, New England, North, North Central region, Northeast, Northwest, Pacific Northwest, S, South, Southeast, Southwest, Sunbelt, West, West Coast, Yankeeland, antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, cardinal points, compass card, compass rose, degrees, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, eastland, eastward, half points, hyperborean, lubber line, meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northland, northward, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, occident, occidental, orient, oriental, quarter points, rhumb, south about, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern, southernmost, southward, southwardly, southwards, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, sunrise, sunset, the Coast, west, westbound, westerly, western, westernmost, westland, westward, wild West
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

South Heb. Negeb, that arid district to the south of Palestine through which lay the caravan route from Central Palestine to Egypt (Gen. 12:9; 13:1, 3; 46:1-6). "The Negeb comprised a considerable but irregularly-shaped tract of country, its main portion stretching from the mountains and lowlands of Judah in the north to the mountains of Azazemeh in the south, and from the Dead Sea and southern Ghoron the east to the Mediterranean on the west." In Ezek. 20:46 (21:1 in Heb.) three different Hebrew words are all rendered "south." (1) "Set thy face toward the south" (Teman, the region on the right, 1 Sam. 33:24); (2) "Drop thy word toward the south" (Negeb, the region of dryness, Josh. 15:4); (3) "Prophesy against the forest of the south field" (Darom, the region of brightness, Deut. 33:23). In Job 37:9 the word "south" is literally "chamber," used here in the sense of treasury (comp. 38:22; Ps. 135:7). This verse is rendered in the Revised Version "out of the chamber of the south."