What is South?

  • (noun): The region of the United States lying south of the Mason-Dixon Line.
    See also — Additional definitions below

South

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

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4-4-0 - Usage - Australia
... The first 4-4-0s appeared in South Australia in 1859 ... 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) Standard gauge and 5 ft 3 in (1,6 ... 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 ... It is the line that marks 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 ...
Malawi - Geography
... 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 of Malawi's eastern boundary ... The Shire River flows from the south end of the lake and joins the Zambezi River 250 miles (400 km) farther south in Mozambique ...
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 than that of the ... 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 ...
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 ... During the Second World War it was named the 48th (South Midland) Infantry Division ...

More definitions of "South":

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

Famous quotes containing the word south:

    Mormon colonization south of this point in early times was characterized as “going over the Rim,” and in colloquial usage the same phrase came to connote violent death.
    State of Utah, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    During Prohibition days, when South Carolina was actively advertising the iodine content of its vegetables, the Hell Hole brand of ‘liquid corn’ was notorious with its waggish slogan: ‘Not a Goiter in a Gallon.’
    —Administration in the State of Sout, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    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 (1924–1987)