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- n. The compass point halfway between west and northwest
- adj. In this direction
- adv. In this direction
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. that point which lies 221/2° to the north or south of west, or halfway between west and northwest or southwest, respectively. See Illust. of Compass.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the compass point midway between west and northwest
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Some gusts have been stronger, going up to 114 miles per hour, moving west northwest at 12.
It's been knocked down to tropical Storm force so with winds of 60 miles an hour, gusting to 70, its movement has slowed down west northwest.
Everything is coming from the west northwest, and it's all circulating around the same storm system that brought the tornadoes over the weekend to the Midwest and to the East Coast.
ROB MARCIANO, CNN METEOROLOGIST: Emily, still heading -- Heidi, Emily is still heading to the west northwest at about 7 miles an hour.
It is south of Jamaica moving west northwest toward the Cayman Islands.
And you can see that it's staying very strong as it moves up to the west northwest.
Moving to the west northwest at 12 miles an hour, winds sustained at 85.
We do expect Frances to bend a little bit to the left, turn to the west northwest and get very close to the Florida coast in about 24 hours or so.
But in fact, we're looking at some gusty winds coming out of the west northwest about 15 to 20 knots.
[Sidenote: Erming streét.] third way was named Ermingstréet, which stretched out of the west northwest, vnto the east southeast, and beginneth at Meneuia, the which is in Saint Dauids land in west Wales, and so vnto Southampton.
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