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 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." Compass ...
... The Karoo (a Khoisan word of uncertain etymology) is a semi-desert natural region of South Africa ... - the Great Karoo in the north and the Little Karoo in the south ... 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 ...
... Birmingham Airport is 5.5 NM (10.2 km 6.3 mi) east-south-east of Birmingham city centre, in the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull ... west, and the village of Bickenhill to the south ... The airport's location south-east of the city, plus the only operational runway being north-west - south-east (15/33), means that depending on wind direction, aircraft land or take-off directly over Birmingham ...
... days of the battle meant that by 25 April, they were occupying large swathes of the area south and south west of Berlin ... These manoeuvres had broken the German forces south of Berlin into three parts ... Hitler's command of the 22 April, was attempting to force its way into Berlin from the south west but met stiff resistance from units of the 1st Ukrainian Front in the area of Potsdam ...
... (December 12, 1850 – August 23, 1945) was the 89th Governor of South Carolina from 1907 to 1911 ... Born in Charleston, South Carolina, to John Ansel who was an immigrant from Württemberg in Germany and Fredrika Bowers, also a German immigrant, Martin grew up in the German "colony" of Walhalla, South Carolina ... practicing law in Franklin, North Carolina, for four years, then in Greenville, South Carolina, where he became involved in politics ...
Famous quotes containing the word south:
“There are two places in the world where men can most effectively disappearthe city of London and the South Seas.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)
“...I believe it is now the duty of the slaves of the South to rebuke their masters for their robbery, oppression and crime.... No station or character can destroy individual responsibility, in the matter of reproving sin.”
—Angelina Grimké (18051879)
“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)