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Definition of South

South

  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.
  2. A country, region, or place situated farther to the south than another; the southern section of a country.
  3. Specifically: That part of the United States which is south of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.
  4. The wind from the south.
  5. 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.
  6. Toward the south; southward.
  7. From the south; as, the wind blows south.
  8. To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the south.
  9. To come to the meridian; to cross the north and south line; -- said chiefly of the moon; as, the moon souths at nine.

South Quotations

One individual can begin a movement that turns the tide of history. Martin Luther King in the civil rights movement, Mohandas Ganhi in India, Nelson Mandela in South Africa are examples of people standing up with courage and non-violence to bring about needed changes.
Jack Canfield

We've had cloning in the South for years. It's called cousins.
Robin Williams

My ancestors fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War; I was raised in Natchez, Miss.; I performed in the Confederate Pageant for a decade; I dug ditches and loaded trucks with black men who taught me more than any book ever could; and I graduated from Ole Miss. Anyone who survived that is a de facto expert on the South.
Greg Iles

All of my life had been spent in the shadow of apartheid. And when South Africa went through its extraordinary change in 1994, it was like having spent a lifetime in a boxing ring with an opponent and suddenly finding yourself in that boxing ring with nobody else and realising you've to take the gloves off and get out, and reinvent yourself.
Athol Fugard

If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
Nelson Mandela
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South Translations

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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