southnoun [U]also South uk /saʊθ/ us /saʊθ/ written abbreviation S, UK also Sth, US also So.
- A forest fire raging in the south of France is defying all attempts to control it.
- They reported a sudden outbreak of the disease in the south of the country.
- The south of the country enjoys an equable climate.
- They live in the extreme south of the island.
- The Nationalist Party have gained a lot of support in the south of the country.
southadjectivealso South uk /saʊθ/ us /saʊθ/ written abbreviation S, UK also Sth, US also So
- There are at least 20 distinguishable dialects of the language just on the south island.
- Despite being heavily outgunned, the rebel forces seem to have held on to the south side of the city.
- He was last heard of living somewhere on the south coast.
- We spent the entire holiday lying on the sun-drenched beaches at the south end of the island.
- Thousands of day trippers flock to resorts on the south coast.
southadverbalso South uk /saʊθ/ us /saʊθ/ written abbreviation S, UK also Sth, US also So
- Migrating birds make use of airstreams to assist them on their long journey south.
- We'll drive east for a few more miles, then turn south.
- The terrace faces south.
- As you go further south, you will notice a gradual change of climate.
- We're going to stop off in Paris for a couple of days before heading south.