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English definition of “southwest”

southwest

noun [U]     /ˌsaʊθˈwest/ (written abbreviation SW)
B1 the direction that is between south and west: We live in the southwest of Scotland.Parts of countries the Southwest the area in the southwest of England, the US, or another country: Have you been to Cornwall? It's in the Southwest.Points of the compassDirection of motion
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