Translation of "south" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

south

noun [ U ] also South uk /saʊθ/ us /saʊθ/ written abbreviation S, UK also Sth, US also So.

A2 the direction that goes towards the part of the earth below the equator, opposite to the north, or the part of an area or country that is in this direction

南;南方,南部
The points of the compass are north, south, east, and west. 指南針上的四個方位分別是北、南、東、西。
The best beaches are in the south (of the island). 最好的海灘位於(島的)南部。
We spent our holiday in the south of France. 我們通常在法國南部度假。
Canberra is/lies to the south of Sydney. 坎培拉在雪梨的南邊。
the South

the southern states of the US

(美國中東部地區的)南方各州,南方地區
The American Civil War was fought between the North and the South partly over the issue of slavery. 美國南北戰爭在一定程度上是南北之間圍繞奴隸問題而展開的戰爭。

the developing countries of the world, most of which are below the equator

南方(指開發中國家,因其大多數位於南半球) → See also the Third World
adjective also South uk /saʊθ/ us /saʊθ/ written abbreviation S, UK also Sth, US also So

A2 in or forming the south part of something

南方的,南部的
South Africa 南非
the South China Sea 南中國海
These plants grow well on a south-facing wall. 這些植物在面南的牆上長得很好。
south wind

a wind coming from the south

南風
adverb also South uk /saʊθ/ us /saʊθ/ written abbreviation S, UK also Sth, US also So

A2 towards the south

朝南,向南
The Mississippi river flows south. 密西西比河向南流。
They drove south towards the coast. 他們朝南駛向海岸。
He travelled due (= directly) south, towards the desert. 他朝正南的沙漠而去。
down south

to or in the south of a country or region

到南方,在南方
Alice got a job down south. 愛麗斯在南部找到了工作。
south of the border

(in or to) England, when considered in relation to Scotland

(in or to) Mexico and the other countries south of the US border with Mexico, when considered in relation to the US

(Translation of “south” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)