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

First Known Use of south pole

14th century


SOUTH POLE Defined for Kids

south pole

noun, often capitalized S&P

Definition of south pole for Students

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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