from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Going toward the south.

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  • adv. Toward the south.
  • adj. Which is (or will be) travelling south.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. moving toward the south


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  • WABC CORRESPONDENT: shot on what we're looking at here with the building, but I can tell you that out the window, I'm looking at the FDR Drive southbound which is going to pick up a lot of the alternate traffic from midtown and that's already at a standstill.

    CNN Transcript May 30, 2008

  • Obama has said that "southbound" strategy will complement the "northbound" crackdown on drug trafficking. Homepage

  • • Trains heading north from Tukwila alternate between using the regular northbound platform and the "southbound" side.

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  • Twitter) is that the commute has not been pretty this morning, though it's improving except for 405 southbound, which is red and black on the map.


  • Part of the southbound exit was barricaded, but three faded orange barrels had been moved to make a driving space.

    Darkness Becomes Her

  • The incident occurred at the southbound 6 train stop at Lexington Avenue and East 77th Street just before 2:30 a.m., the FDNY said.

    Man's Leg Severed By Oncoming 6 Train

  • Saturday, passengers on a southbound No. 1 train in upper Manhattan noticed that a man on the train matched photos of Gelman they had seen in newspapers.

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  • Drivers who need to reach Route 123 will be directed to continue north on the Beltway, exit at Georgetown Pike Route 193, turn around at Georgetown Pike, then enter the southbound Beltway, the outer loop.

    Dr. Gridlock's traffic and transit tips

  • Drivers will be able to exit to both directions of Route 123 from the southbound Beltway.

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  • To ensure security, current plans call for dividing the bridge into two corridors to separate northbound and southbound passengers.

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