Translation of "south" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] (also South) uk us /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

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 usually spend our holidays 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 middle and eastern part of the US

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

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