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New South Wales

  

      n   a state of SE Australia: originally contained over half the continent, but was reduced by the formation of other states (1825--1911); consists of a narrow coastal plain, separated from extensive inland plains by the Great Dividing Range; the most populous state; mineral resources. Capital: Sydney. Pop.: 6173000 (1996 est.). Area: 801428 sq. km (309433 sq. miles)  
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south  
      n  
1    one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at 180° from north and 90° clockwise from east and anticlockwise from west  
2    the direction along a meridian towards the South Pole  
3    the south   often cap   any area lying in or towards the south  
   Related adjs       meridional       austral  
4    usually cap     (Cards)   the player or position at the table corresponding to south on the compass  
      adj  
5    situated in, moving towards, or facing the south  
6    (esp. of the wind) from the south  
      adv  
7    in, to, or towards the south  
8    Archaic   (of the wind) from the south,   (Symbol)    S  
     (Old English suth; related to Old Norse suthr southward, Old High German sundan from the south)  


Deep South  
      n   the SE part of the U.S., esp. South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana  
east by south  
      n  
1    one point on the compass south of east, 101° 15′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
New South  
      n     (Austral)  
informal      See       New South Wales  
New South Wales  
      n   a state of SE Australia: originally contained over half the continent, but was reduced by the formation of other states (1825--1911); consists of a narrow coastal plain, separated from extensive inland plains by the Great Dividing Range; the most populous state; mineral resources. Capital: Sydney. Pop.: 6173000 (1996 est.). Area: 801428 sq. km (309433 sq. miles)  
Old South  
      n   the American South before the Civil War  
South  
      n  
the  
1    the southern part of England, generally regarded as lying to the south of an imaginary line between the Wash and the Severn  
2      (in the U.S.)  
a    the area approximately south of Pennsylvania and the Ohio River, esp. those states south of the Mason-Dixon line that formed the Confederacy during the Civil War  
b    the Confederacy itself  
3    the countries of the world that are not economically and technically advanced  
      adj  
4   
a    of or denoting the southern part of a specified country, area, etc.  
b    (cap. as part of a name)  
the South Pacific     
South Africa  
      n   Republic of. a republic occupying the southernmost part of the African continent: the Dutch Cape Colony (1652) was acquired by Britain in 1806 and British victory in the Boer War resulted in the formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910, which became a republic in 1961; implementation of the apartheid system began in 1948 and was abolished, following an intense civil rights campaign, in 1993 with multiracial elections held in 1994; a member of the Commonwealth, it withdrew in 1961 but was re-admitted in 1994. Mainly plateau with mountains in the south and east. Mineral production includes gold, diamonds, coal, and copper. Official languages: Afrikaans; English; Ndebele; Pedi; South Sotho; Swazi; Tsonga; Tswana; Venda; Xhosa; Zulu. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: rand. Capitals: Cape Town (legislative), Pretoria (administrative), Bloemfontein (judicial). Pop.: 42835000 (1998 est.). Area: 1221044 sq. km (471445 sq. miles),   (Former name (1910--61))    Union of South Africa  
South African  
      adj  
1    of or relating to the Republic of South Africa, its inhabitants, or any of their languages  
      n  
2    a native or inhabitant of the Republic of South Africa  
South African Dutch  
      n      (not used in South Africa) another name for       Afrikaans  
South America  
      n   the fourth largest of the continents, bordering on the Caribbean in the north, the Pacific in the west, and the Atlantic in the east and joined to Central America by the Isthmus of Panama. It is dominated by the Andes Mountains, which extend over 7250 km (4500 miles) and include many volcanoes; ranges from dense tropical jungle, desert, and temperate plains to the cold wet windswept region of Tierra del Fuego. It comprises chiefly developing countries undergoing great changes. Pop.: 317846000 (1996). Area: 17816600 sq. km (6879000 sq. miles)  
  South American      adj, n  
South American trypanosomiasis  
      n     (Pathol)      another name for       Chagas' disease  
South Arabia  
      n   Federation of. the former name (1963--67) of South Yemen (excluding Aden)  
  South Arabian      adj, n  
South Australia  
      n   a state of S central Australia, on the Great Australian Bight: generally arid, with the Great Victoria Desert in the west central part, the Lake Eyre basin in the northeast, and the Flinders Ranges, Murray River basin, and salt lakes in the southeast. Capital: Adelaide. Pop.: 1477700 (1996 est.). Area: 984395 sq. km (380070 sq. miles)  
  South Australian      adj, n  
South Bend  
      n   a city in the U.S., in N Indiana: university (1842). Pop.: 102100 (1996 est.)  
south by east  
      n  
1    one point on the compass east of south; 168° 45′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
south by west  
      n  
1    one point on the compass west of south; 191° 15′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
South Carolina  
      n   a state of the southeastern U.S., on the Atlantic: the first state to secede from the Union in 1860; consists largely of low-lying coastal plains, rising in the northwest to the Blue Ridge Mountains; the largest U.S. textile producer. Capital: Columbia. Pop.: 3760181 (1997 est.). Area: 78282 sq. km (30225 sq. miles),   (Abbrev. and zip code)    SC  
  South Carolinian      adj, n  
South China Sea  
      n   part of the Pacific surrounded by SE China, Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and the Philippines  
South Dakota  
      n   a state of the western U.S.: lies mostly in the Great Plains; the chief U.S. producer of gold and beryl. Capital: Pierre. Pop.: 737973 (1997 est.). Area: 196723 sq. km (75955 sq. miles),   (Abbrevs.)    S. Dak     (with zip code)   SD  
  South Dakotan      adj, n  
South Downs  
      pl n   a range of low hills in S England, extending from E Hampshire to East Sussex  
southeast by south  
      n  
1    one point on the compass south of southeast; 146° 15′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
South Georgia  
      n   an island in the S Atlantic, about 1300 km (800 miles) southeast of the Falkland Islands, part of the UK Overseas Territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Area: 3755 sq. km (1450 sq. miles)  
  South Georgian      adj  
South Glamorgan  
      n   a former county of S Wales, formed in 1974 from parts of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire plus the county borough of Cardiff: replaced in 1996 by the county boroughs of Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan  
South Gloucestershire  
      n   a unitary authority of SW England, in Gloucestershire: formerly (1975--96) part of the county of Avon. Pop.: 220000 (1996 est.). Area: 510 sq. km (197 sq. miles)  
South Holland  
      n   a province of the SW Netherlands, on the North Sea: lying mostly below sea level, it has a coastal strip of dunes and is drained chiefly by distributaries of the Rhine, with large areas of reclaimed land; the most densely populated province in the country, intensively cultivated and industrialized. Capital: The Hague. Pop.: 3332900 (1996 est.). Area: 3196 sq. km (1234 sq. miles),   (Dutch name)    Zuidholland  
South Island  
      n   the. the largest island of New Zealand, separated from the North Island by Cook Strait. Pop.: 926350 (1996). Area: 153947 sq. km (59439 sq. miles)  
South Korea  
      n   a republic in NE Asia: established as a republic in 1948; invaded by North Korea and Chinese Communists in 1950 but division remained unchanged at the end of the war (1953); includes over 3000 islands; rapid industrialization. Language: Korean. Religions: Buddhist, Confucianist, Shamanist, and Chondokyo. Currency: won. Capital: Seoul. Pop.: 46451000 (1998 est.). Area: 98477 sq. km (38022 sq. miles),   (Korean name)    Hanguk  
  South Korean      adj, n  
South Lanarkshire  
      n   a council area of S Scotland, comprising the S part of the historical county of Lanarkshire: included within Strathclyde Region from 1975 to 1996: has uplands in the S and part of the Glasgow conurbation in the N: mainly agricultural. Administrative centre: Hamilton. Pop.: 307450 (1996 est.). Area: 1771 sq. km (684 sq. miles)  
South Orkney Islands  
      pl n   a group of islands in the S Atlantic, southeast of Cape Horn: formerly a dependency of the Falkland Islands; part of British Antarctic Territory since 1962. Area: 621 sq. km (240 sq. miles)  
South Ossetia  
      n   an administrative division in Georgia on the S slopes of the Caucasus Mountains. Capital: Tskhinvali. Pop.: 99800 (1990). Area: 3900 sq. km (1500 sq. miles),   (Georgian name)    Tskhinvali     (Also called)    South Ossetian Autonomous Region  
South Pole  
      n  
1    the southernmost point on the earth's axis, at the latitude of 90°S  
2      (Astronomy)   the point of intersection, in the constellation Octans, of the earth's extended axis and the southern half of the celestial sphere  
3    usually not caps   the south-seeking pole of a freely suspended magnet  
South Saskatchewan  
      n   a river in S central Canada, rising in S Alberta and flowing east and northeast to join the North Saskatchewan River, forming the Saskatchewan River. Length: 1392 km (865 miles)  
South Sea Bubble  
      n     (Brit. history)   the financial crash that occurred in 1720 after the South Sea Company had taken over the national debt in return for a monopoly of trade with the South Seas, causing feverish speculation in their stocks  
     (so named because the rapid expansion and sudden collapse of investment resembled the blowing up and bursting of a bubble)  
South Sea Islands  
      pl n   the islands in the S Pacific that constitute Oceania  
South Seas  
      pl n   the seas south of the equator  
South Shetland Islands  
      pl n   a group of islands in the S Atlantic, north of the Antarctic Peninsula: formerly a dependency of the Falkland Islands; part of British Antarctic Territory since 1962. Area: 4662 sq. km (1800 sq. miles)  
South Shields  
      n   a port in NE England, in South Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear on the Tyne estuary opposite North Shields. Pop.: 83704 (1991)  
south-southeast  
      n  
1    the point on the compass or the direction midway between southeast and south; 157° 30′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction,   (Symbol)    SSE  
south-southwest  
      n  
1    the point on the compass or the direction midway between south and southwest; 202° 30′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction,   (Symbol)    SSW  
South Tyneside  
      n   a unitary authority of NE England, in Tyne and Wear. Pop.: 156700 (1994 est.). Area: 64 sq. km (25 sq. miles)  
South Tyrol   , Tirol  
      n   a former part of the Austrian state of Tyrol: ceded to Italy in 1919, becoming the Bolzano and Trento provinces of the Trentino-Alto Adige Autonomous Region. Area: 14037 sq. km (5420 sq. miles)  
South Vietnam  
      n   a former republic (1955--76) occupying the S of present-day Vietnam on the South China Sea and the Gulf of Siam  
  South Vietnamese      adj, n  
South West Africa  
      n      another name for       Namibia  
southwest by south  
      n  
1    one point on the compass south of southwest; 213° 45′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
South Yemen  
      n   a former republic in SW Arabia, on the Gulf of Aden; now a part of Yemen: became a republic in 1967; merged with North Yemen in 1990,   (Official name (1967--90))    Peoples Democratic Republic of Yemen     (Name from 1963 to 1967 (excluding Aden))    (Federation of) South Arabia      See also       Yemen       North Yemen  
South Yorkshire  
      n   a metropolitan county of N England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Barnsley, Doncaster, Sheffield, and Rotherham. Area: 1560 sq. km (602 sq. miles)  
Union of South Africa  
      n      the former name (1910--61) of the (Republic of)       South Africa  
west by south  
      n  
1    one point on the compass south of west, 258° 45′ clockwise from north  
      adj  
      adv  
2    in, from, or towards this direction  
Willow South  
      n   a city in S Alaska, about 113 km (70 miles) northwest of Anchorage: chosen as the site of the projected new state capital in 1976  

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South, South Dakotan, South Korean, Deep South

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n.
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id.
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v.
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v.
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n.
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n.
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adj.
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exp.
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