Meaning of south about in English:

south about

Pronunciation /ˈsaʊθəbaʊt/

adverb

  • By or along a southerly route.

adjective

  • Of a route, journey, etc.: which takes or follows a southerly course.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Zachary Boyd (1585–1653), Church of Scotland minister and university administrator. From south + about.