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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the southwest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the southwest; southwesterly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or situated in the southwest.
  • In the direction of southwest or nearly so: as, to sail a southwestern course.
  • From the direction of the southwest or nearly so: as, a southwestern wind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a region of the United States generally including New Mexico; Arizona; Texas; California; and sometimes Nevada; Utah; Colorado
  • adj. situated in or oriented toward the southwest
  • n. a dialect of Middle English

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