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°.
Famous quotes containing the word south:
“... while the South is hardly Christ-centered, it is most certainly Christ-haunted.”
—Flannery OConnor (19251964)
“They were more than hostile. In the first place, I was a south Georgian and I was looked upon as a fiscal conservative, and the Atlanta newspapers quite erroneously, because they didnt know anything about me or my background here in Plains, decided that I was also a racial conservative.”
—Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)
“You can forget what I said about buying the gun. Youre a tenderfoot. Liberty Valances the toughest man south of the Picket Wirenext to me.”
—Willis Goldbeck (19001979)