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English Dictionary: south by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. in a southern direction; "we moved south" [syn: south, to the south, in the south]
  1. situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance"
    Antonym(s): north
  1. the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
  2. the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Synonym(s): Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate States of America, South, Dixie, Dixieland
  3. the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    Synonym(s): south, due south, southward, S
  4. a location in the southern part of a country, region, or city
  5. the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   South \South\ (?; by sailors sou), n. [OE. south, su[thorn], AS.
      s[umac][edh] for sun[edh]; akin to D. zuid, OHG. sund, G.
      s[81]d, s[81]den, Icel. su[edh]r, sunnr, Dan. syd, s[94]nden,
      Sw. syd, s[94]der, sunnan; all probably akin to E. sun,
      meaning, the side towards the sun. [root]297. See {Sun}.]
      1. That one of the four cardinal points directly opposite to
            the north; the region or direction to the right or
            direction to the right of a person who faces the east.
      2. A country, region, or place situated farther to the south
            than another; the southern section of a country. [bd]The
            queen of the south.[b8] --Matt. xii. 42.
      3. Specifically: That part of the United States which is
            south of Mason and Dixon's line. See under {Line}.
      4. The wind from the south. [Obs.] --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   South \South\, a.
      Lying toward the south; situated at the south, or in a
      southern direction from the point of observation or
      reckoning; proceeding toward the south, or coming from the
      south; blowing from the south; southern; as, the south pole.
      [bd]At the south entry.[b8] --Shak.
      {South-Sea tea} (Bot.) See {Yaupon}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   South \South\, adv.
      1. Toward the south; southward.
      2. From the south; as, the wind blows south. --Bacon.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   South \South\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Southed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      1. To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the
      2. (Astron.) To come to the meridian; to cross the north and
            south line; -- said chiefly of the moon; as, the moon
            souths at nine.

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary [easton]:
      Heb. Negeb, that arid district to the south of Palestine through
      which lay the caravan route from Central Palestine to Egypt
      (Gen. 12:9; 13:1, 3; 46:1-6). "The Negeb comprised a
      considerable but irregularly-shaped tract of country, its main
      portion stretching from the mountains and lowlands of Judah in
      the north to the mountains of Azazemeh in the south, and from
      the Dead Sea and southern Ghoron the east to the Mediterranean
      on the west." In Ezek. 20:46 (21:1 in Heb.) three different
      Hebrew words are all rendered "south." (1) "Set thy face toward
      the south" (Teman, the region on the right, 1 Sam. 33:24); (2)
      "Drop thy word toward the south" (Negeb, the region of dryness,
      Josh. 15:4); (3) "Prophesy against the forest of the south
      field" (Darom, the region of brightness, Deut. 33:23). In Job
      37:9 the word "south" is literally "chamber," used here in the
      sense of treasury (comp. 38:22; Ps. 135:7). This verse is
      rendered in the Revised Version "out of the chamber of the
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