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Tina was taking the train south to visit her sister.
A room that faces south gets more sunlight.
They live 20 minutes south of Manchester.
It was evident that things were heading south between them.
They've decided to move down south.
They go south every winter to get away from the cold.
Facebook acquired Instagram for just south of $1bn.
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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
the system of trade unions, or the principles on which trade unions are based
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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Definition of south from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.