Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the southwest; southwesterly.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the southwest.

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

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

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Examples

  • Back then, Boehner was the president of Nucite Sales, a plastics company in southwestern Ohio, and a member of the state legislature.

    The rise, fall and rise of John Boehner

  • Here in southwestern BC they are in season at the beginning of June – as in right now.

    » Salmonberries Strocel.com

  • Yes | No | Report from kirkdeeter wrote 30 weeks 2 days ago buckhunter ... down in southwestern Colorado, you need to talk with John Flick of Duranglers in Durango, Colo; duranglers. com.

    It's All About Habitat

  • Two years ago i had the great oppurtunity of hunting the San Juan national forrest in southwestern colorado.

    Elk Hunting Colorado

  • Yes | No | Report from kirkdeeter wrote 30 weeks 2 days ago buckhunter ... down in southwestern Colorado, you need to talk with John Flick of Duranglers in Durango, Colo; duranglers. com.

    It's All About Habitat

  • For me, Cinderella number one has to be the Animas River in southwestern Colorado.

    In Search of "Cinderella" Rivers...

  • As soon as my savings permitted, I relocated to the west coast, to southern California, and later purchased a small piece of property in southwestern Colorado.

    Good Ol' Days

  • When in southwestern Iowa and the emergency broadcast network breaks over the radio with a tornado warning ... and you pull off the highway to hide under an overpass ... it's not a cool parenting move to suggest to the 8-year old in the back seat that he look out the window and see if he can spot a funnel cloud.

    The Road Goes on Forever...

  • As soon as my savings permitted, I relocated to the west coast, to southern California, and later purchased a small piece of property in southwestern Colorado.

    Good Ol' Days

  • Sandwiched between the famous Madison and Yellowstone Rivers in southwestern Montana is another favorite -- the Gallatin.

    In Search of "Cinderella" Rivers...

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