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 word south is derived from the name of one of the four dwarves in Norse mythology, Norðri, Suðri, Austri and Vestri, who each represented one of the directions of the world ... The etymology of South can be traced back to the Old English word suth, related to the Old High German word sund, and perhaps sunne in Old English with sense of "the region of the sun ...
... Johnson served in the South Dakota House of Representatives from 1979 to 1982 and in the South Dakota Senate from 1983 to 1986 ... in 1985 during his tenure in the South Dakota Senate ... the United States House of Representatives from South Dakota's At-large congressional district in 1986 ...
... regions are Mid and West Wales, North Wales, South Wales Central, South Wales East and South Wales West ...
... is a semi-desert natural region of South Africa ... has two main sub-regions - the Great Karoo in the north and the Little Karoo in the south ... (100 to 260 million years old) sequence of sedimentary and igneous rocks, which is flanked to the south by the Cape Supergroup, and to the north by the more ancient Witwatersrand Supergroup ...
... A K Q J 10 9 ♦ A K 7 6 5 ♣ A 3 If South declares this hand at notrump and the opening lead is a club, he will probably take just nine tricks with the top ... can win no tricks unless someone leads a spade South has no spades, and so cannot do so and the opponents are unlikely to do so either ... If South had just one spade (and one less card elsewhere), he could play it as a means of entering the North hand, enabling it to win six spades tricks ...
Famous quotes containing the word south:
“Press close bare-bosomd nightpress close magnetic nourishing night!
Night of south winds! night of the large few stars!
Still nodding night! mad naked summer night.”
—Walt Whitman (18191892)
“If you are one of the hewers of wood and drawers of small weekly paychecks, your letters will have to contain some few items of news or they will be accounted dry stuff.... But if you happen to be of a literary turn of mind, or are, in any way, likely to become famous, you may settle down to an afternoon of letter-writing on nothing more sprightly in the way of news than the shifting of the wind from south to south-east.”
—Robert Benchley (18891945)
“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.)