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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  South  \South\,  adv 
  1.  Toward  the  south;  southward. 
 
  2.  From  the  south;  as  the  wind  blows  south.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  South  \South\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Southed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Southing}.] 
  1.  To  turn  or  move  toward  the  south;  to  veer  toward  the 
  south. 
 
  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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  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. 
 
  3.  Specifically:  That  part  of  the  United  States  which  is 
  south  of  Mason  and  Dixon's  line  See  under  {Line}. 
 
  4.  The  wind  from  the  south.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  {South-Sea  tea}  (Bot.)  See  {Yaupon}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  south 
  adj  :  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  south  of  the 
  Mason-Dixon  line  [syn:  {South}] 
  2:  the  11  southern  states  that  seceded  from  the  United  States 
  in  1861  [syn:  {Confederacy},  {Confederate  States  of 
  America},  {South},  {Dixie},  {Dixieland}] 
  3:  the  cardinal  compass  point  that  is  at  180  degrees  [syn:  {due 
  south},  {S}] 
  4:  any  region  lying  in  or  toward  the  south  [syn:  {South},  {southland}] 
  adv  :  in  a  southern  direction;  "we  moved  south"  [syn:  {South},  {to 
  the  south},  {in  the  south}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  South 
  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 
  south." 
 




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