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south British & World English

The direction towards the point of the horizon 90° clockwise from east

the South in south British & World English

The southern part of England

South in south British & World English

The player sitting opposite and partnering North

Old South British & World English

The Southern states of the US before the civil war of 1861-5

go south in south British & World English

Fall in value, deteriorate, or fail

go south British & World English

Fall in value, deteriorate, or fail

South Sea British & World English

The southern Pacific Ocean

Deep South British & World English

The south-eastern region of the US regarded as embodying traditional Southern culture and traditions

down south in south British & World English

To or in the south of a country

down south British & World English

To or in the south of a country

South Asia British & World English

The southern part of Asia, in particular India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

South Bank British & World English

The area adjacent to the southern bank of the River Thames in London, especially the cultural complex located between Westminster and Blackfriars Bridges

South Bend British & World English

An industrial city in northern Indiana; population 103,807 (est. 2008). The University of Notre Dame is nearby to the north

South Devon British & World English

An animal of a breed of large light red or fawn cattle

south-east British & World English

The direction towards the point of the horizon midway between south and east

South Gate British & World English

An industrial city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 96,640 (est. 2008)

South Korea British & World English

A country in East Asia, occupying the southern part of the peninsula of Korea; population 48,509,000 (est. 2009); official language, Korean; capital, Seoul

South Pass British & World English

A valley in the Wind River Mountains of southwestern Wyoming that was a major route for settlers moving west through the Rocky Mountains during the 19th century

South Sudan British & World English

A landlocked country in NE Africa, independent since 2011; capital, Juba

south-west British & World English

The direction towards the point of the horizon midway between south and west

South Africa British & World English

A country occupying the southernmost part of the continent of Africa; population 49,052,500 (est. 2009); languages: official languages, English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, and other languages; administrative capital, Pretoria; seat of legislature, Cape Town

South African British & World English

A native or inhabitant of South Africa

South America British & World English

A continent comprising the southern half of the American land mass, connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama. It includes the Falkland Islands, the Galapagos Islands, and Tierra del Fuego (See also America.)

South Boston British & World English

A residential district of eastern Boston in Massachusetts, noted for its Irish working-class community

South Dakota British & World English

A state in the north central US; population 804,194 (est. 2008); capital, Pierre. Acquired partly by the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, it became a part of the former Dakota Territory in 1861. It separated from North Dakota in 1889, becoming the 40th state of the US

South Georgia British & World English

A British overseas territory in the South Atlantic, a barren island situated 1,120 km (700 miles) east of the Falkland Islands. It was first explored in 1775 by Captain James Cook, who named the island after George III

South Hadley British & World English

A town in western Massachusetts, on the Connecticut River, north of Springfield, home to Mount Holyoke College; population 17,241 (est. 2008)

South Island British & World English

The more southerly and larger of the two main islands of New Zealand, separated from the North Island by Cook Strait

South Jordan British & World English

A city in northern Utah, a southern suburb of Salt Lake City; population 51,131 (est. 2008)

South Ossetia British & World English

An autonomous region of Georgia, situated in the Caucasus on the border with Russia; capital, Tskhinvali

South Shields British & World English

A port on the coast of NE England, at the mouth of the Tyne opposite North Shields; population 79,200 (est. 2009)

South Australia British & World English

A state comprising the central southern part of Australia; population 1,603,361 (2008); capital, Adelaide. Constituted as a semi-independent colony in 1836, it became a Crown Colony in 1841 and was federated with the other states of Australia in 1901

South Carolina British & World English

A state of the US on the Atlantic coast; population 4,479,800 (est. 2008); capital, Columbia. The region was permanently settled by the English from 1663. Separated from North Carolina in 1729, South Carolina became one of the original thirteen states of the Union (1788). In 1860 it was the first state to secede from the Union, precipitating the American Civil War

south-easterly British & World English

another term for south-east.

south-eastward British & World English

Towards the south-east

South Glamorgan British & World English

A former county of South Wales, on the Bristol Channel, dissolved in 1996

South Kingstown British & World English

A town in southern Rhode Island; population 29,082 (est. 2008)

South Portland British & World English

A city in southern Maine, a southwestern suburb of Portland; population 23,803 (est. 2008)

south-westerly British & World English

another term for south-west.

south-westward British & World English

Towards the south-west

South Yorkshire British & World English

A metropolitan county of northern England

south-south-east British & World English

The compass point or direction midway between south and south-east

south-south-west British & World English

The compass point or direction midway between south and south-west

east by south British & World English

A direction or compass point midway between east and east-southeast

south by east in south British & World English

Between south and south-south-east (or south-south-west)

south by east British & World English

Between south and south-south-east (or south-south-west)

South-East Iceland British & World English

A shipping forecast area covering part of the NE Atlantic between Iceland and the Faroes

east-south-east British & World English

The direction or compass point midway between east and south-east

New South Wales British & World English

A state of SE Australia; population 6,984,172 (2008); capital, Sydney. First colonized from Britain in 1788, it was federated with the other states of Australia in 1901

South East Asia British & World English

The part of south-eastern Asia that includes the countries of Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma (Myanmar), the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam


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