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English definition of “southwest”

southwest

adjective, adverb     /ˌsaʊθˈwest/ (written abbreviation SW)
B1 in or towards the southwest: I come from the southwest part of the island. They moved southwest in an attempt to find better land.Points of the compassDirection of motion southwest wind a wind that comes from the southwestWind and windsStormy weather
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