from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Situated toward the southwest.
  • adjective Coming or being from the southwest.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Situated or directed toward the southwest.
  • Coming from the southwest or a point near it: as, a southwesterly wind.
  • In a southwesterly direction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective To ward or from the southwest

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective situated in, or pointing to, the southwest
  • adjective coming from the southwest
  • adverb From the southwest

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

  • adjective coming from the southwest
  • adjective situated in or oriented toward the southwest


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