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 for south
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  South \South\ (?; by sailors sou), n. [OE. south, su[thorn], AS.
     s[=u][eth] for sun[eth]; akin to D. zuid, OHG. sund, G.
     s["u]d, s["u]den, Icel. su[eth]r, sunnr, Dan. syd, s["o]nden,
     Sw. syd, s["o]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.
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     2. A country, region, or place situated farther to the south
        than another; the southern section of a country. "The
        queen of the south." --Matt. xii. 42.
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     3. Specifically: That part of the United States which is
        south of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.
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     4. The wind from the south. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     "At the south entry." --Shak.
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     South-Sea tea (Bot.) See Yaupon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  South \South\, adv.
     1. Toward the south; southward.
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     2. From the south; as, the wind blows south. --Bacon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  South \South\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Southed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the
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     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.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: in a southern direction; "we moved south" [syn: south,
             to the south, in the south]
      adj 1: situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the
             south; "the south entrance" [ant: north]
      n 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 [syn: Confederacy, Confederate States, Confederate
         States of America, South, Dixie, Dixieland]
      3: the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees [syn:
         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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  85 Moby Thesaurus words for "south":
     Dixie, Dixieland, Down East, East, East Coast, Middle Atlantic,
     Middle West, New England, North, North Central region, Northeast,
     Northwest, Pacific Northwest, S, South, Southeast, Southwest,
     Sunbelt, West, West Coast, Yankeeland, antarctic, arctic, austral,
     boreal, cardinal points, compass card, compass rose, degrees, east,
     eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, eastland,
     eastward, half points, hyperborean, lubber line, meridional, north,
     northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly,
     northern, northernmost, northland, northward, northwest,
     northwesterly, northwestern, occident, occidental, orient,
     oriental, quarter points, rhumb, south about, southbound,
     southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern,
     southernmost, southward, southwardly, southwards, southwest,
     southwesterly, southwestern, sunrise, sunset, the Coast, west,
     westbound, westerly, western, westernmost, westland, westward,
     wild West

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     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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