Southwest South`west", a. Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the southwest; proceeding toward the southwest; coming from the southwest; as, a southwest wind. [1913 Webster]

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  • Southwest — or south west is the ordinal direction halfway between south and west, the opposite of northeast.Southwest or south west may also refer to: Various locations*South West Island (disambiguation)Africa*Southwest Province, CameroonAustralia*South… …   Wikipedia

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  • southwest — [south΄west′; ] naut. [ sou΄west] n. 1. the direction, or the point on a mariner s compass, halfway between south and west; 45° west of due south 2. a district or region in or toward this direction adj. 1. in, of, to, toward, or facing the… …   English World dictionary

  • Southwest — South west (?; colloq. sou .), n. The point of the compass equally from the south and the west; the southwest part or region. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Southwest — noun the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑southwestern United States • Members of this Region: ↑arroyo • Instance… …   Useful english dictionary

  • southwest — I noun 1. the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑sou west, ↑southwestward, ↑SW • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point …   Useful english dictionary

  • southwest — southwestern, adj. /sowth west /; Naut. /sow west /, n. 1. the point or direction midway between south and west. Abbr.: SW 2. a region in this direction. 3. the Southwest, the southwest region of the United States. adj. 4. lying toward, s …   Universalium

  • southwest — south|west1 Southwest [ˌsauθˈwest] n written abbreviation SW [U] 1.) the direction that is exactly between south and west 2.) the southwest the southwestern part of a country >southwest adv ▪ The plane flew southwest toward Egypt. southwest 2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • southwest — south•west [[t]ˌsaʊθˈwɛst[/t]] naut. [[t]ˌsaʊ [/t]] n. 1) geo naut. navig. the point or direction midway between south and west Abbr.: SW 2) geo a region in this direction 3) geg the Southwest, the southwest region of the United States 4) naut.… …   From formal English to slang

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