from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between northwest and west-northwest, or 56°15′ west of due north.
- adverb & adjective Toward or from northwest by west.
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- noun The
compass pointhalfway between northwestand west-northwest, specifically 303.75°, abbreviated as NWbW.
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- noun the compass point that is one point west of northwest
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