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south pole

noun

Definition of SOUTH POLE

1
a often capitalized S&P :  the southernmost point of the earth
b :  the zenith of the heavens as viewed from the south terrestrial pole
2
of a magnet :  the pole that points toward the south
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First Known Use of SOUTH POLE

14th century
SOUTH POLE Defined for Kids

south pole

noun , often cap S&P

Definition of SOUTH POLE for Kids

1
:  the most southern point of the earth :  the southern end of the earth's axis
2
:  the end of a magnet that points toward the south when the magnet is free to swing

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