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- n. Alternative spelling of west-southwest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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- n. the compass point midway between west and southwest
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Washington, D.C. Sir: On the 20th of February last, the island of Madeira bearing about west southwest, distant 60 leagues, we fell in with His
For the direction of it was exactly opposite to that of the earth, which made an angle with the meridian at that time of sixty-seven gr., that is, its course was from west southwest to east northeast, wherefore the meteor seemed to move the contrary way.
During this storm, which was followed by a strong wind west southwest, we were carried by my computation about five hundred leagues to the east, so that the oldest sailor on board could not tell in what part of the world we were.
Three miles west southwest, was the Creve-coeur lake, a body of water several miles in length and half a mile in width, connected by an outlet with the Missouri river.
North-northwest wind at 8 mph becoming west southwest.
Megi, the 10th and strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, had slowed and changed course slightly overnight to be tracking west southwest, delaying its expected arrival in north Luzon, the country's main island, the state weather agency said.
Saturn rises before 10 p.m. and is high in the west southwest by morning.
North, northwest wind at 8 mph becoming west southwest.
North northwest wind at 7 mph becoming west southwest.
South-southeast wind at 11 mph, becoming west southwest.