(?; 277), n. 1. Tendency or progress southward; as, the southing of the sun. Emerson.
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2. The time at which the moon, or other heavenly body, passes the meridian of a place.
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3. (Astron.) Distance of any heavenly body south of the equator; south declination; south latitude.
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4. (Surv. & Navigation) Distance southward from any point departure or of reckoning, measured on a meridian; -- opposed to northing.
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