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south

noun [U] ( also South)
 
 
/saʊθ/ ( written abbreviation S, UK also Sth, US also So)
the direction which goes towards the part of the Earth below the equator, opposite to the north, or the part of an area or country which is in this direction
南;南方,南部
The points of the compass are North, South, East and West.
指南针上的四个方位分别是北、南、东、西。
The best beaches are in the south (of the island).
最好的海滩位于(岛的)南部。
We usually spend our holidays in the South of France.
我们通常在法国南部度假。
Canberra is/lies to the south of Sydney.
堪培拉在悉尼的南边。
Points of the compassDirection of motionParts of countries
the South the southern states of the middle and eastern part of the US
(美国中东部地区的)南方各州,南方地区
The American Civil War was fought between the North and the South partly over the issue of slavery.
美国南北战争在一定程度上是南北之间围绕奴隶制问题展开的战争。
Named regions of countries
the developing countries of the world, most of which are below the equator
南方(指发展中国家,因其大多数位于南半球)
→  See also the Third World Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
Translations of “south”
in Spanish sur…
in Korean 남쪽…
in Arabic جَنوب…
in Portuguese sul…
in French sud…
in German der Süden…
in Catalan sud…
in Japanese 南…
in Italian sud…
in Chinese (Traditional) 南, 南方,南部…
(Definition of south noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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