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

  • noun The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due west and west-northwest, or 78°45′ west of due north.
  • adverb & adjective Toward or from west by north.

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  • noun The compass point halfway between west and west-northwest, specifically 281.25°, abbreviated as WbN.

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

  • noun the compass point that is one point north of due west


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