southwest


southwest
n. point of direction midway between south and west adj. facing toward the southwest; coming from the southwest adv. toward the southwest; from the southwest

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • southwest — south|west1 Southwest [ˌsauθˈwest] n written abbreviation SW [U] 1.) the direction that is exactly between south and west 2.) the southwest the southwestern part of a country >southwest adv ▪ The plane flew southwest toward Egypt. southwest 2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • southwest — south•west [[t]ˌsaʊθˈwɛst[/t]] naut. [[t]ˌsaʊ [/t]] n. 1) geo naut. navig. the point or direction midway between south and west Abbr.: SW 2) geo a region in this direction 3) geg the Southwest, the southwest region of the United States 4) naut.… …   From formal English to slang

  • southwest — 1 noun (U) 1 the direction that is exactly between south and west 2 the southwest the southwestern part of a country southwest adverb: We headed southwest. 2 adjective (only before noun) 1 a southwest wind comes from the southwest 2 in the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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