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southwestern

adjective uk   /ˌsaʊθˈwes.tən/ us    /-tɚn/ ( written abbreviation SW)
in or from the southwest: The southwestern corner of Britain is the warmest.
Translations of “southwestern”
in Korean 남서쪽의, 남서쪽에 있는…
in Arabic جَنوب غَربي…
in Portuguese do sudoeste…
in Catalan del sud-oest…
in Japanese 南西部の, 南西からの…
in Italian a/di sud-ovest, sud occidentale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 西南的, 來自西南的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 西南的, 来自西南的…
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