the South Pole

Definition of the South Pole

  1. :  the most southern point on the surface of the earth

Word by Word Definitions

southplay South
  1. :  to, toward, or in the south

    :  into a state of decline or ruin

  1. :  situated toward or at the south

    :  coming from the south

  1. :  the direction of the south terrestrial pole :  the direction to the right of one facing east

    :  the compass point directly opposite to north

    :  regions or countries lying to the south of a specified or implied point of orientation

poleplay Pole
  1. :  a long slender usually cylindrical object (such as a length of wood)

    :  a shaft which extends from the front axle of a wagon between wheelhorses and by which the wagon is drawn :  tongue

    :  a long staff of wood, metal, or fiberglass used in the pole vault

  1. :  to act upon with a pole

    :  to impel or push with a pole

    :  to propel a boat with a pole

  1. :  either extremity of an axis of a sphere and especially of the earth's axis

    :  either of two related opposites

    :  a point of guidance or attraction


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