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South

South is a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography.

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Malawi - Geography
... bordered 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 up over three-quarters ... The Shire River flows from the south end of the lake and joins the Zambezi River 250 miles (400 km) farther south in Mozambique ...
4-4-0 - Usage - Australia
... The first 4-4-0s appeared in South Australia in 1859 ... passenger 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 ... in Gawler, South Australia, and the Phoenix Foundry in Ballarat, Victoria ...
45th Parallel South
... The 45th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 45 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane ... 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 ...
48th (South Midland) Division
... 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 ... the Second World War it was named the 48th (South Midland) Infantry Division ...
William I Of The Netherlands - Principal Changes
... The 110 seats were divided equally between the North and the South (modern-day Belgium), although the population of the North (2 million) was significantly less ... The constitution was accepted in the North, but not in the South ... The under-representation of the South was one of the causes of the Belgian Revolution ...

More definitions of "South":

  • (adj): Situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south.
    Example: "The south entrance"
  • (noun): Any region lying in or toward the south.
    Synonyms: southland
  • (noun): The cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees.
    Synonyms: due south, S
  • (noun): The region of the United States lying south of the Mason-Dixon Line.

Famous quotes containing the word south:

    Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium.
    Philip Guedalla (1889–1944)

    Whenever I’m asked why Southern writers particularly have a penchant for writing about freaks, I say it is because we are still able to recognize one. To be able to recognize a freak, you have to have some conception of the whole man, and in the South the general conception of man is still, in the main, theological.
    Flannery O’Connor (1925–1964)

    The white gulls south of Victoria
    catch tossed crumbs in midair.
    When anyone hears the Catbird
    he gets lonesome.
    Gary Snyder (b. 1930)