Definition of southbound
: traveling or heading south
Examples of southbound in a Sentence
The southbound lanes are closed to traffic.
Recent Examples of southbound from the Web
A tanker smolders along the retaining wall separating northbound from southbound lanes on Interstate 25 Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Greenwood Village, Colo.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a single vehicle on southbound Interstate 5 at the Laguna Boulevard offramp in Elk Grove.
Emergency crews have closed southbound traffic on the Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River after responding to a possible jumper, according to social media.
Campagna was driving a blue 2002 Buick Century northbound on Devon Avenue when his vehicle crossed into the southbound lane of traffic and struck the curb before leaving the roadway, police said.
Southbound drivers on South Kenner Avenue will be detoured to Rivet Boulevard, Jefferson Parish spokeswoman Rhonda Collins said.
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First Known Use of southbound
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Definition of southbound for English Language Learners
: going or heading south
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Definition of southbound for Students
: going south a southbound train
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