to the south


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Adv.1.to the south - in a southern direction; "we moved south"
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de Candolle in regard to Australia, that many more identical plants and allied forms have apparently migrated from the north to the south, than in a reversed direction.
But the existence of several quite distinct species, belonging to genera exclusively confined to the south, at these and other distant points of the southern hemisphere, is, on my theory of descent with modification, a far more remarkable case of difficulty.
From the point the shore curved away, more and more to the south and west, until at last it disclosed a cove within the cove, a little land-locked harbour, the water level as a pond, broken only by tiny ripples where vagrant breaths and wisps of the storm hurtled down from over the frowning wall of rock that backed the beach a hundred feet inshore.
The Nautilus did not remain motionless, but skirted the coast, advancing ten miles more to the south in the half-light left by the sun as it skirted the edge of the horizon.
Behind us, to the south and east, an immense country and a chaotic heap of rocks and ice, the limits of which were not visible.
The road is straight to the South," he answered, "but it is said to be full of dangers to travelers.
1851, with Overweg, to visit the kingdom of Adamaoua, to the south of the lake, and from there he pushed on as far as the town of Yola, a little below nine degrees north latitude.
Endeavoring to orient himself, as a surveyor or navigator might say, the man moved his eyes slowly along its visible length and at a distance of a quarter-mile to the south of his station saw, dim and gray in the haze, a group of horsemen riding to the north.
Augustine, a hundred and fifty miles to the south, was inaudible two miles to the north in a still atmosphere.
The escape of the Indians to the south of the Rio Negro, where in such a vast unknown country they would be safe, is prevented by a treaty with the Tehuelches to this effect; -- that Rosas pays them so much to slaughter every Indian who passes to the south of the river, but if they fail in so doing, they themselves are to be exterminated.
They might never understand how much all of this meant to the South Africans, a team with only one professional player that came here to try to popularize baseball back home and leaves feeling successful despite going 0-3.
5-acre waterfront park located on the site of a former rail yard which, upon its completion, will connect Riverside Park to the north with Hudson River Park to the south.