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Definitions for Southwest
ˌsaʊθˈwɛst; Naut. ˌsaʊ-south·west
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southwest, sou'-west, southwestward, SWnoun
the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
Southwest, southwestern United Statesnoun
the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
the direction corresponding to the southwestward compass point
a location in the southwestern part of a country, region, or city
coming from the southwest
"the winds are southwesterly"
southwest, southwestern, southwesterlyadverb
situated in or oriented toward the southwest
southwest, south-west, sou'westadverb
to, toward, or in the southwest
The compass point halfway between south and west, specifically 225°, abbreviated as SW.
Towards the southwest, southwestwards, southwestern.
From the southwest, southwesterly
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Point between the South and West; Winter sun-set.
Etymology: South and West.
Phenice is an haven of Crete, and lieth toward the Southwest. Acts xxvii. 12.
The planting of trees warm upon a wall against the South, or Southeast sun, doth hasten their coming on and ripening; and the Southeast is found to be better than the Southwest, tho’ the Southwest be the hotter coast. Francis Bacon, Natural History.
the point of the compass equally from the south and the west; the southwest part or region
pertaining to, or in the direction of, the southwest; proceeding toward the southwest; coming from the southwest; as, a southwest wind
The numerical value of Southwest in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Southwest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Southwest in a Sentence
I’m wearing the same clothes from yesterday that I boarded the plane with yesterday…they lost my luggage…thank you very much Southwest!
If you're in a low-infection, high-vaccination area, you don't need to be wearing a mask indoors if you're fully vaccinated, if I were in southwest Missouri right now, I'm fully vaccinated but I would be wearing a mask indoors.
India Meteorological Department:
Southwest monsoon seasonal rainfall over the country as a whole is most likely to be normal, quantitatively, the monsoon seasonal rainfall over the country as a whole is likely to be 101 % of the Long Period Average with a model error of plus or minus 4 percent.
The next thing you know, I'm talking to these five Southwest employees.
It looks like it's going to be pretty bad across the southwest into the southern plains.
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- паўднёва-захо́дні, паўднёвы за́хадBelarusian
- югозападен, югоза́падBulgarian
- jihozápadní, jihozápadCzech
- νοτιοδυτικά, νοτιοδυτικόςGreek
- suduesta, sudokcidenta, suduesto, sudokcidentoEsperanto
- hegomendebal, hegosartaldeBasque
- جنوب غربیPersian
- lounainen, lounasFinnish
- sud-ouest, du sud-ouestFrench
- հարավ-արևմուտք, հարավարևմտյանArmenian
- barat dayaIndonesian
- 西南, 南西Japanese
- 남서, 南西Korean
- југоза́пад, југозападноMacedonian
- zuidwesten, zuidwestelijk, zuidwestDutch
- sørvestNorwegian Nynorsk
- shádiʼááh dóó eʼeʼaahNavajo, Navaho
- sud-vest, sudvest, de sud-vest, sudvesticRomanian
- зюйд-вест, юго-западный, ю́го-за́падRussian
- oarjelulliNorthern Sami
- jugozapad, југозападSerbo-Croatian
- півде́нний за́хідUkrainian
- phía tây namVietnamese
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