Andrew Roberts speaks to Eric Edelman about the unintended consequences for south Asia.
Few journalists have been closer to and more supportive of south Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford than Warren Smith.
A spate of House retirements in the south is casting a pall over Dems' 2010 chances.
In south Africa, therefore, Jews focused the emotional attachment they did not feel toward their own country on Israel.
Now, Vincent Sheheen wants to use Obamacare for a $2 billion expansion of Medicaid in south Carolina.
Not a sign of her appeared on the shore, while neither to the north nor to the south was she to be seen.
The question now was whether the Islander had gone to the north or the south.
Grain will be in demand in this kingdom, and in the south of Europe.
The wind had hauled still more to the southward, and even to the east of south.
Are we going to stop at any of these south American countries, papa?
Old English suð "southward, to the south, southern, in the south," from Proto-Germanic *sunthaz, perhaps literally "sun-side" (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian suth "southward, in the south," Middle Dutch suut, Dutch zuid, German Süden), and related to base of *sunnon "sun" (see sun (v.)). Old French sur, sud (French sud), Spanish sur, sud are loan-words from Germanic, perhaps from Old Norse suðr.
As an adjective from c.1300; as a noun, "one of the four cardinal points," also "southern region of a country," both late 13c. The Southern states of the U.S. have been collectively called The South since 1779 (in early use this often referred only to Georgia and South Carolina). South country in Britain means the part below the Tweed, in England the part below the Wash, and in Scotland the part below the Forth. South Sea meant "the Mediterranean" (late 14c.) and "the English Channel" (early 15c.) before it came to mean (in plural) "the South Pacific Ocean" (1520s). The nautical coat called a sou'wester (1836) protects the wearer against severe weather, such as a gale out of the southwest.