down South

down South

Referring to the southeastern US. My husband's job got transferred down South, so we'll be living in Georgia by the end of the month. We always travel down South during the winter to escape the cold.
See also: down, south

down South

to or at the southeastern United States. I used to live down South. We are going down South for the winter.
See also: down, south
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We was down south in the warm weather now, and a mighty long ways from home.
Maybe you can get him to believe that Jim IS your nigger -- some idiots don't require documents -- leastways I've heard there's such down South here.
He was a soldier and he died of a gunshot wound, in a hospital, down South.
Down south of Market Street, in the dwellings of the I.
To-day, now, she had the word 'cotton' in a lesson and asked all about it, and I was ashamed to find I really knew so little that I could only say that it was a plant that grew down South in a kind of a pod, and was made into cloth.
Down south they sell them - to zemindars and such-all of Oudh.
I'll try and be what he loves to call me, `a little woman' and not be rough and wild, but do my duty here instead of wanting to be somewhere else," said Jo, thinking that keeping her temper at home was a much harder task than facing a rebel or two down South.
If anybody had ever said to me that I should sell Tom down south to one of those rascally traders, I should have said, `Is thy servant a dog, that he should do this thing?
Dat overseer wuz a Yank too, outen New Englan', en anybody down South kin tell you what dat mean.
But having friends down south, and hearing of an opening, he got into business at Southampton.
The State Government is delivering on its election commitment to provide $133,000 per year for three years to GP down south, to provide the 3 Tier Youth Mental Health Program which raises awareness, provides school workshops about mental health and counselling sessions in the Peel area.
I played up here in the league for a good number of years and then went down south, got a good bit of experience and now I'm back up here ready to kick on.
The Kilmarnock gaffer has spent most of his career down south working with top players at Chelsea, Liverpool and West Brom.
In the Plate, the draw has been unkind with four of our six clubs making the journey down South to face very stiff opposition.
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