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.
The wind from the south.
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.
Black people comprehend the South. We understand its weight. It has rested on our backs... I knew that my heart would break if ever I put my foot down on that soil, moist, still, with old hurts. I had to face the fear/loathing at its source or it would consume me whole. Maya Angelou
For a person who grew up in the '30s and '40s in the segregated South, with so many doors closed without explanation to me, libraries and books said, 'Here I am, read me.' Over time I have learned I am at my best around books. Maya Angelou
Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Arkansas, and the whites in my town were really mean, and rude. Dickens, I could tell, wouldn't be a man who would curse me out and talk to me rudely. Maya Angelou
south in Afrikaans is suide, suidelik
south in Danish is syd, sydlig
south in Dutch is zuidelijk
south in French is midi, sud
south in Italian is ostro, sud
south in Latin is meridianus
south in Norwegian is syd
south in Portuguese is sul
south in Spanish is sur
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