Associations to the word «South»


SOUTH, noun. One of the four major compass points, specifically 180°, directed toward the South Pole, and conventionally downwards on a map.
SOUTH, adjective. Toward the south; southward.
SOUTH, adjective. (meteorology) (of wind) from the south.
SOUTH, adjective. Of or pertaining to the south; southern.
SOUTH, adjective. Pertaining to the part of a corridor used by southbound traffic.
SOUTH, adverb. Toward the south; southward.
SOUTH, adverb. Downward.
SOUTH, adverb. In an adverse direction or trend.
SOUTH, adverb. (meteorology) Of wind, from the south.
SOUTH, verb. To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the south.
SOUTH, verb. (astronomy) To come to the meridian; to cross the north and south line.
SOUTH, proper noun. (US) Those states which formed the Confederacy during the American Civil War.
SOUTH, proper noun. (US) The south-eastern states of the United States, including many of the same states as formed the Confederacy.
SOUTH, proper noun. The southern part of any region.
SOUTH AEGEAN, proper noun. One of the 13 peripheries of Greece
SOUTH AFRICA, proper noun. Country in southern region of the African continent. Short form of the official name "Republic of South Africa".
SOUTH AFRICA, proper noun. Southern Africa
SOUTH AFRICAN, noun. A person from South Africa or of South African descent.
SOUTH AFRICAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to South Africa, or the South African people.
SOUTH AFRICAN ENGLISH, proper noun. A dialect of English spoken in South Africa and in neighbouring countries.
SOUTH AFRICAN SIGN LANGUAGE, proper noun. A sign language used in South Africa.
SOUTH AFRICANS, noun. Plural of South African
SOUTH AMERICA, proper noun. The continent that is the southern part of the Americas. It is east of the Pacific Ocean, west of the Atlantic Ocean, south of North America and north of Antarctica.
SOUTH AMERICAN, adjective. Of, or relating to South America.
SOUTH AMERICAN, noun. A person from or living in South America.
SOUTH AMERICAN GRAY FOX, noun. A species of fox, Lycalopex griseus, found in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay.
SOUTH AMERICAN GREY FOX, noun. Alternative spelling of South American gray fox
SOUTH AMERICAN SEA LION, noun. A sea lion, Otaria flavescens, found on the Chilean, Peruvian, Uruguayan and Argentine coasts, with a very large head with an upturned snout.
SOUTH AMERICAN SQUIRREL MONKEY, noun. An arboreal monkey of the species Saimiri sciureus, native to tropical South America.
SOUTH AMERICANS, noun. Plural of South American
SOUTH ASIA, proper noun. All the countries of the Indian subcontinent (principally India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) and the Indian Ocean (principally Sri Lanka, Maldives)
SOUTH ASIAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of South Asia.
SOUTH ASIAN, adjective. Of, from or pertaining to South Asia.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA, proper noun. One of the six states of Australia, located in the central southern part of the continent, with its capital at Adelaide.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA, proper noun. (historical) (till 1901) The British colony that is now the state of South Australia.
SOUTH AZERBAIJAN, proper noun. A politically loaded name for Iranian Azerbaijan
SOUTH BRITAIN, proper noun. (historical or loosely) England and Wales
SOUTH BRITON, noun. An inhabitant of South Britain.
SOUTH BRITONS, noun. Plural of South Briton
SOUTH BY EAST, noun. The compass point halfway between south and south-southeast, specifically 168.75°, abbreviated as SbE.
SOUTH BY WEST, noun. The compass point halfway between south and south-southwest, specifically 191.25°, abbreviated as SbW.
SOUTH CACKALACKY, proper noun. (humorous) South Carolina.
SOUTH CANARA, proper noun. A historical portion of Canara now composed of the districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi.
SOUTH CAROLINA, proper noun. A state of the United States of America.
SOUTH CAROLINIAN, adjective. Of, or pertaining to, South Carolina
SOUTH CAROLINIAN, noun. Someone or something of, from, or relating to South Carolina
SOUTH CAROLINIANS, noun. Plural of South Carolinian
SOUTH CAUCASIAN, noun. Synonym of Kartvelian.
SOUTH CAUCASIAN, proper noun. Synonym of Kartvelian.
SOUTH CAUCASIAN, adjective. Synonym of Kartvelian.
SOUTH CAUCASUS, proper noun. Mountainous region of southwest Asia, lying south of Caucasus Mountains and comprising republics of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Also known as Transcaucasia.
SOUTH CHINA SEA, proper noun. The western arm of the Pacific Ocean, between the Asian mainland and Taiwan, Borneo and the Philippines.
SOUTH DAKOTA, proper noun. A north-central state of the United States of America. Capital: Pierre. West of Minnesota, south of North Dakota, north of Nebraska.
SOUTH DAKOTAN, noun. An inhabitant or a resident of the state of South Dakota.
SOUTH DAKOTANS, noun. Plural of South Dakotan
SOUTH DOWNS, proper noun. An area of chalk downland, in southern England
SOUTH EAST ASIA, proper noun. Alternative form of Southeast Asia
SOUTH EFATE, proper noun. A Nuclear Southern Oceanic language of the Malayo-Polynesian language family, spoken on the island of Efate in central Vanuatu.
SOUTH FLORIDA, proper noun. The southeasternmost portion of the state of Florida, particularly the area extending southward from the city of West Palm Beach and including the cities of Fort Lauderdale and Miami, and the Florida Keys
SOUTH GEORGIA, proper noun. An island in the southern Atlantic Ocean, part of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, a British-owned territory.
SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS, proper noun. A British-owned territory of inhospitable islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean.
SOUTH HOLLAND, proper noun. A province of the Netherlands.
SOUTH INDIA, proper noun. The southern region of India, comprising the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu, as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep and Pondicherry
SOUTH INDIAN, noun. Native or resident of South India.
SOUTH INDIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to South India, its people, culture or languages
SOUTH INDIANS, noun. Plural of South Indian
SOUTH ISLAND, proper noun. The southern island of the two major islands making up New Zealand. Also jokingly known as the mainland.
SOUTH ISLANDER, noun. A person from the South Island, New Zealand.
SOUTH KALIMANTAN, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
SOUTH KANARA, proper noun. Alternative spelling of South Canara
SOUTH KOREA, proper noun. A country in East Asia, comprising the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. Official name: Republic of Korea.
SOUTH KOREAN, noun. A person from South Korea or of South Korean descent.
SOUTH KOREAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to South Korea or the South Korean people.
SOUTH KOREANS, noun. Plural of South Korean
SOUTH LEVANTINE ARABIC, proper noun. A group of Eastern Arabic dialects spoken primarily in Palestine, Jordan and Israel.
SOUTH MANCHURIA, proper noun. The region of Japanese control of Northeast China, prior to the establishment of Manchukuo
SOUTH NDEBELE, proper noun. An African language belonging to the Nguni group of Bantu languages, and spoken by the Ndebele or Matabele people of South Africa.
SOUTH OF MARKET, proper noun. An area of San Francisco.
SOUTH OSSETIA, proper noun. A disputed region in the South Caucasus. Formally recognized as a part of Georgia by most countries, but de facto an independent country fully named Republic of South Ossetia, with capital city Tskhinvali.
SOUTH OSSETIAN, noun. A person from South Ossetia or of South Ossetian descent.
SOUTH OSSETIAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to South Ossetia, the South Ossetian people.
SOUTH OSSETIAN AUTONOMOUS OBLAST, proper noun. Autonomous oblast of the Soviet Union in the Georgian SSR established in April 1922.
SOUTH OSSETIANS, noun. Plural of South Ossetian
SOUTH PACIFIC, proper noun. The southern part of the Pacific Ocean, from the equator to the Antarctic Ocean
SOUTH PACIFIC, proper noun. The islands of Oceania
SOUTH PARK, proper noun. A high intermontane grassland basin in the Rocky Mountains of central Colorado.
SOUTH PARK REPUBLICAN, noun. (US) (politics) (colloquial) A member of a generation of young people holding center-right political beliefs more or less aligned with those portrayed in the American animated television program South Park.
SOUTH PICENE, proper noun. An extinct Italic language spoken in what today is the Marches region of Italy
SOUTH POLAR OCEAN, proper noun. Alternative term for Southern Ocean.
SOUTH POLE, noun. The southernmost point on celestial bodies other than Earth.
SOUTH POLE, noun. The negative pole of a magnetic dipole that seeks geographic south.
SOUTH POLE, noun. Alternative form of South Pole
SOUTH POLE, proper noun. (geography) The southernmost point on Earth; that point in Antarctica where Earth's axis of rotation passes through Earth's surface.
SOUTH POLE, proper noun. (geography) Earth's magnetic south pole.
SOUTH POLE, proper noun. (geography) Earth's geomagnetic south pole.
SOUTH POLES, noun. Plural of south pole
SOUTH RIVER, proper noun. The name of several North American rivers
SOUTH RIVER, proper noun. A borough in New Jersey
SOUTH RIVER, proper noun. A town in Newfoundland and Labrador
SOUTH RIVER, proper noun. A town in North Carolina
SOUTH RIVER, proper noun. A village in Ontario
SOUTH SAMI, proper noun. Alternative form of Southern Sami
SOUTH SANDWICHES, proper noun. The South Sandwich Islands, an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean.
SOUTH SEA, proper noun. (obsolete) Alternative term for Southern Ocean.
SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, proper noun. A group of islands in the Antarctic Circle, lying north of the Antarctic Peninsula.
SOUTH SHIELDS, proper noun. Town in the Northeast of England in the County of Tyne and Wear.
SOUTH SLAVIC, proper noun. A subgrouping of the Slavic language family spoken mainly in the former Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia) and Bulgaria.
SOUTH SOUTHEAST, noun. Alternative spelling of south-southeast
SOUTH SUDAN, proper noun. A country in East Africa, formerly the southern part of Sudan.
SOUTH SUDANESE, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to the country of South Sudan or the South Sudanese people.
SOUTH SUDANESE, noun. A person from South Sudan or of South Sudanese descent.
SOUTH SULAWESI, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
SOUTH SUMATRA, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
SOUTH TARAWA, proper noun. The capital of Kiribati.
SOUTH TEMPERATE ZONE, noun. The temperate zone between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn.
SOUTH TIBET, proper noun. Used other than as an idiom: see south,‎ Tibet. (the southern part of Tibet)
SOUTH TIBET, proper noun. (in particular) (in the People's Republic of China) Those areas located south of the McMahon Line, which are now administered by the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, and which were formerly part of the Tibetan cultural area.
SOUTH TYROL, proper noun. A German-speaking region of north-east Italy; Alto Adige
SOUTH VIETNAM, proper noun. Officially the Republic of Vietnam, was a state which governed southern Vietnam in 1955-1975.
SOUTH WALES, proper noun. An area of southern Wales bordering the Bristol Channel.
SOUTH WALIAN, noun. A native or resident of South Wales.
SOUTH WALIANS, noun. Plural of South Walian
SOUTH WEST AFRICA, proper noun. (historical) A former province of South Africa, which gained independence in 1990 and was renamed to Namibia.
SOUTH WIND, noun. A wind blowing from the south. [from 10th c.]
SOUTH WINDS, noun. Plural of south wind
SOUTH YEMEN, proper noun. A former country in the Middle East from 1967 until 1990; full name People's Democratic Republic of Yemen.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE, proper noun. (from 1974) A metropolitan county in the north east of England bordering West Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, and Nottinghamshire.

Dictionary definition

SOUTH, noun. The region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line.
SOUTH, noun. The southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861.
SOUTH, noun. The cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees.
SOUTH, noun. A location in the southern part of a country, region, or city.
SOUTH, noun. The direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point.
SOUTH, adverb. In a southern direction; "we moved south".
SOUTH, adjective. Situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south; "the south entrance".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza