from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due south and southwest, or 157°30ʹ west of due north.
- adj. To, toward, of, facing, or in the south-southwest.
- adv. In, from, or toward the south-southwest.
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- n. The compass bearing or compass point halfway between south and southwest, specifically 202.5°, abbreviated as SSW.
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- adv. to, toward, or in the south southwest
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Greg Tlapa, the executive officer of the Healy, told The Associated Press by satellite phone Monday afternoon as the icebreaker was about 111 miles south-southwest of Nome.
Eugene was centered about 410 miles (660 kilometers) south-southwest of Zihuatanejo, Mexico, and moving west-northwest at 10 mph (16 kph).
The center of the storm was still about 300 miles (483 kilometers) south-southwest of Cape Hatteras, N.C., and moving to the north at 14 mph (22 kph).
The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Dora is about 360 kilometers south-southwest of Acapulco, Mexico, with winds of 130 kilometers per hour.
The National Hurricane Center said the storm was moving to the west-northwest at about 10 mph and it was centered about 60 mile south-southwest of Port-au-Prince.
When it reached $7,000 about a month ago, she said the answer seemed obvious for the family of four who rents a duplex in Monroe, about 35 miles south-southwest of Detroit, and still faces about $6,000 in unpaid medical bills.
Some cell-phone communications and electrical power were knocked out in the Araucania region where the quake was centered, 370 miles 595 kilometers south-southwest of the capital, Santiago.
Some cell-phone communications were knocked out in the Araucania region where the quake was centered, 370 miles 595 kilometers south-southwest of the capital, Santiago.
Weather watchers were also keeping an eye on Sunday on a cluster of showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave a few hundred miles km south-southwest of the Cape Verde islands off West Africa.
The storm was about 100 kilometers south-southwest of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, moving northwest with winds of about 65 kilometers per hour.
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