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southwest

noun [U]  us   /ˌsɑʊθˈwest/ (abbreviation S.W.)
the direction between south and west, or the part of an area or country that is in this direction: He’s currently living in the Southwest.
southwestern
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˌsɑʊθˈwes·tərn/ (abbreviation S.W.)
She grew up in southwestern Ohio.

southwest

adjective, adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˌsɑʊθˈwest/ (abbreviation S.W.)
in, forming, or toward the southwest part of something: The district is in the southwest corner of the state. We drove southwest.
Translations of “southwest”
in Korean 남서쪽…
in Arabic جَنوب غَرْب…
in Portuguese sudoeste…
in Catalan sud-oest…
in Japanese 南西…
in Italian sud-ovest…
in Chinese (Traditional) 西南,西南方…
in Chinese (Simplified) 西南,西南方…
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