South is a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography.
South is one of the four cardinal directions or compass points. It is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to east and west.
By convention, the bottom side of a map is south.
To go south using a compass for navigation, set a bearing or azimuth of 180°.
Other articles related to "south":
... The first 4-4-0s appeared in South Australia in 1859 ... racers with 6 feet 6 inches (1,981 millimetres) driving wheels, worked in Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia and Tasmania on 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm) Cape gauge, 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm ... in Gawler, South Australia, and the Phoenix Foundry in Ballarat, Victoria ...
... The 45th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 45 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane ... the theoretical halfway point between the equator and the South Pole ... The true halfway point is 16.2 kilometres (10.1 mi) south of this parallel because the Earth is not a perfect sphere but bulges at the equator and is flattened at the poles.) Unlike its northern ...
... The British 48th (South Midland) Division was a Territorial Force division ... Originally called the 'South Midland Division', it was redesignated as the 48th Division in 1915 ... During the Second World War it was named the 48th (South Midland) Infantry Division ...
... were divided equally between the North and the South (modern-day Belgium), although the population of the North (2 million) was significantly less than that of the South (3.5 million) ... The under-representation of the South was one of the causes of the Belgian Revolution ... Industry flourished, especially in the South ...
... by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast and Mozambique to the south, southwest and southeast ... The Great Rift Valley runs through the country from north to south, and to the east of the valley lies Lake Malawi (also called Lake Nyasa), making ... The Shire River flows from the south end of the lake and joins the Zambezi River 250 miles (400 km) farther south in Mozambique ...
Famous quotes containing the word south:
“The cloud was so dark that it needed all the bright lights that could be turned upon it. But for four years there was a contagion of nobility in the land, and the best blood North and South poured itself out a libation to propitiate the deities of Truth and Justice. The great sin of slavery was washed out, but at what a cost!”
—M. E. W. Sherwood (18261903)
“The Great South Beach of Long Island,... though wild and desolate, as it wants the bold bank,... possesses but half the grandeur of Cape Cod in my eyes, nor is the imagination contented with its southern aspect.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The South is very beautiful but its beauty makes one sad because the lives that people live here, and have lived here, are so ugly.”
—James Baldwin (19241987)