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Definition 1: the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861 - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for south in the sense of this definition

(south is an instance of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(south is a part of ...) any of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War

(south is a member of ...) a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War

(south is a member of ...) the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico

(south is a member of ...) a state in east central United States

(south is a member of ...) a state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies

(south is a member of ...) a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies

(south is a member of ...) a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union

(south is a member of ...) a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War

(south is a member of ...) a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

(south is a member of ...) a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

(south is a member of ...) a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

(south is a member of ...) a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

(south is a member of ...) a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

(... are attributes of south) situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south

"the south entrance"

(... are attributes of south) in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

"southern hospitality" "southern cooking" "southern plantations"

Definition 2: the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line - [noun denoting location]

(... is a kind of south ) a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

(south is an instance of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(... is an instance of south) the South of the United States before the American Civil War

(south is a part of ...) a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

(south is a part of ...) a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War

(south is a part of ...) a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies

(south is a part of ...) a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War

(south is a part of ...) a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies

(south is a part of ...) a state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies

(south is a part of ...) a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War

(south is a part of ...) the area of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina

(south is a part of ...) the plateau between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains: parts of Virginia and North and South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama

(south is a part of ...) the coastal plain of the South: eastern parts of Virginia and North Carolina and South Carolina and Georgia

(south is a part of ...) the southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery

(south is a part of ...) a region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico; Alabama and Florida and Louisiana and Mississippi and Texas

(south is a part of ...) a state in east central United States

(... is part of south) North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776

(south is a member of ...) an American who lives in the South

(... are attributes of south) in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

"southern hospitality" "southern cooking" "southern plantations"

(south is the region of the domain of ...) a secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people

(south is the region of the domain of ...) thin usually unleavened johnnycake made of cornmeal; originally baked on the blade of a hoe over an open fire (southern)

Definition 3: a location in the southern part of a country, region, or city - [noun denoting location]

(south is a kind of ...) a point or extent in space

(... are attributes of south) situated in or coming from regions of the south

"the southern hemisphere" "southern constellations"

Definition 4: the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees - [noun denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for south in the sense of this definition

(south is a kind of ...) one of the four main compass points

Definition 5: the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point - [noun denoting linkdef]

(south is a kind of ...) the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves

"he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"

Definition 6: situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where south or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the south entrance

(south is similar to ...) toward the southwest

(south is similar to ...) coming from the southwest

"the winds are southwesterly"

(south is similar to ...) situated in or oriented toward the southwest

(south is similar to ...) toward the southeast

(south is similar to ...) coming from the southeast

"southeasterly breezes"

(south is similar to ...) situated in or oriented toward the southeast

(south is similar to ...) situated farthest south

"Key West is the southernmost city in the continental United States"

(south is similar to ...) situated in or oriented toward the south

"a southern exposure" "took a southerly course"

(south is similar to ...) from the south; used especially of wind

"a hot southerly wind" "southern breezes" "the winds are southerly"

(south is similar to ...) situated in the southern part of a centrally located area in some geographical region

"south-central London"

(south is similar to ...) moving toward the south

"a southbound train"

(... are attributes of south) the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861

Definition 7: in a southern direction - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where south or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we moved south

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