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to the south

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. south, to the south, in the southadverb

    in a southern direction

    "we moved south"


  1. to the south

    To the south refers to the direction that is downward or underneath on a standard map, conventionally denoted as one of the four cardinal directions. It could also mean located or situated in the south or southern part of a specific area, region, or country. It is the opposite of north.

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  1. to the south

    Read the full text of the To The South poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar on the Poetry.com website.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of to the south in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of to the south in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of to the south in a Sentence

  1. Marchex Institute:

    The West and South from California to Texas also speak a lot on the phone, along with central states Illinois, Ohio and Missouri, if you want to have a conversation that is straight to the point, then focus in on residents from the middle. Most states in between Idaho to the West, Wisconsin to the East, Oklahoma to the South and all the way up to Canada use fewer words to get the point across than everyone on the coasts.

  2. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani:

    From the west, the IS militants are sending advance guards to southern and western Afghanistan. To the south, Pakistan's counter-insurgency operations ... are pushing the Taliban from south Waziristan (in Pakistan) towards Afghanistan's border regions.

  3. Christian Coop:

    You can't remove the shadow from one building, (But) if you have two buildings, one to the north and one to the south, you could form the building to the north to act like a mirror that would reflect the light in complete sequence to track the shadow from the south.

  4. Marcelo Ebrard:

    You go to the south and the first thing you ask yourself is 'Right, where's the border?' There's nothing. The idea is to make the south like the north as far as possible.

  5. Bruce Montgomery:

    We started to disperse and go to the South Side, the further South Side, the south suburbs, we started to lose that capacity, we became consumers as opposed to producers.


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