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 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 ... Second World War it was named the 48th (South Midland) Infantry Division ...
... The first 4-4-0s appeared in South Australia in 1859. 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) Standard gauge and 5 ft 3 ... in Gawler, South Australia, and the Phoenix Foundry in Ballarat, Victoria ...
... 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 South (3.5 million) ... 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 ...
... Tanzania to the northeast and Mozambique to the south, southwest and southeast ... 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 ...
... 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 its northern counterpart it ...
Famous quotes containing the word south:
“Even when seen from near, the olive shows
A hue of far away. Perhaps for this
The dove brought olive back, a tree which grows
Unearthly pale, which ever dims and dries,
And whose great thirst, exceeding all excess,
Teaches the South it is not paradise.”
—Richard Wilbur (b. 1921)
“A friend and I flew south with our children. During the week we spent together I took off my shoes, let down my hair, took apart my psyche, cleaned the pieces, and put them together again in much improved condition. I feel like a car thats just had a tune-up. Only another woman could have acted as the mechanic.”
—Anna Quindlen (20th century)
“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 (18891944)