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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due west and west-southwest, or 101°15ʹ west of due north.
  • adv. Toward or from west by south.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The compass point halfway between west and west-southwest, specifically 258.75°

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.

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

  • n. the compass point that is one point south of due west


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