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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

I will not leave South Africa, nor will I surrender. Only through hardship, sacrifice and militant action can freedom be won. The struggle is my life. I will continue fighting for freedom until the end of my days.
Nelson Mandela

In my country of South Africa, we struggled for years against the evil system of apartheid that divided human beings, children of the same God, by racial classification and then denied many of them fundamental human rights.
Desmond Tutu

Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
Lyndon B. Johnson

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