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Meaning of SOUTHWEST

Pronunciation:  saûth'west

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the southwestern region of the United States
  2. [n]  the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
  3. [adv]  to, toward, or in the southwest
  4. [adj]  situated in or oriented toward the southwest
  5. [adj]  coming from the southwest; "the winds are southwesterly"
 

SOUTHWEST is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: south, southwesterly, southwestern, southwestern United States, sou'west, sou'-west, SW
 
 See Also: compass point, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, point, West, western United States

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \South`west\ (?; colloq. sou"-.), n.
    The point of the compass equally from the south and the west;
    the southwest part or region.
    
    
  2. \South`west"\, a.
    Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the southwest;
    proceeding toward the southwest; coming from the southwest;
    as, a southwest wind.
    
    
 

 

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