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south

1. one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at 180° from north and 90° clockwise from east and anticlockwise from west
2. the direction along a meridian towards the South Pole
3. the south any area lying in or towards the south
4. Cards the player or position at the table corresponding to south on the compass
5. (esp of the wind) from the south

South

the
1. the southern part of England, generally regarded as lying to the south of an imaginary line between the Wash and the Severn
2. in the US
a. the area approximately south of Pennsylvania and the Ohio River, esp those states south of the Mason-Dixon line that formed the Confederacy during the Civil War
b. the Confederacy itself
3. the countries of the world that are not economically and technically advanced

south

[sau̇th]
(geodesy)
The direction 180° from north.
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The south pole of the Moon has been considered as a prized target by various space agencies due to the region's unique characteristic.
Aparna has successfully reached the South Pole after covering 111 kilometres of walking on the snow.
So compass needles point to the magnetic north pole, which is actually the south pole of the magnetic field of the Earth.
"Even though I have trekked across the North Pole, being at the South Pole is going to be much different -- this time the weather is going to be even colder.
So when Jade was on her South Pole expedition, she posted a photo of herself holding a sandwich with a message for the trolls: "I made you a sandwich (ham & cheese)--now ski 37 days and 600 km to the South Pole and you can eat it." You go, girl!
A DAD and his son are celebrating after completing a world-first expedition to the South Pole fuelled entirely by renewable energy.
ANDY Murray's soldier brother-in-law has become the youngest person to reach the South Pole solo.
Commvaults role as the official data partner will extend through a multitude of Swans expeditions and 2041 Foundation initiatives including the South Pole Energy Challenge (SPEC), IAE Antarctica 2018 and the Trans America Cycle.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to repair a Cardiff Bay memorial to Captain Scott's expedition to the South Pole.
The South Pole is both real and imaginary: a fixed point which, owing to the movement of the ice, requires a new marker to be erected every year; and a 'highly charged symbol' whose inaccessibility has given rise to legend and myth.
We've got the South Pole Telescope, IceCube Neutrino Observatory, BICEP3 (which followed BICEP1 and BICEP2), and the SPUD/Keck Array.