west by south
Date: 1577 a compass point that is one point south of due west ; S78°45′W

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  • West by south — West West, n. [AS. west, adv.; akin to D. west, G. west, westen, OHG. westan, Icel. vestr, Sw. vest, vester, vestan, Dan. vest, vesten, and perhaps to L. vesper evening, Gr. ?. ????. Cf. {Vesper}, {Visigoth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The point in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • West by north — West West, n. [AS. west, adv.; akin to D. west, G. west, westen, OHG. westan, Icel. vestr, Sw. vest, vester, vestan, Dan. vest, vesten, and perhaps to L. vesper evening, Gr. ?. ????. Cf. {Vesper}, {Visigoth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The point in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • West River (South Dakota) — West River is the portion of the state of South Dakota located west of the Missouri River with approximately one half of the land area and one third of the population of the state. Usually pronounced Wes triver by locals, it contrasts with East… …   Wikipedia

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  • East by south — East East ([=e]st), n. [OE. est, east, AS. e[ a]st; akin to D. oost, oosten, OHG. [=o]stan, G. ost, osten, Icel. austr, Sw. ost, Dan. [ o]st, [ o]sten, Lith. auszra dawn, L. aurora (for ausosa), Gr. hw s, e os, a yws, Skr. ushas; cf. Skr. ush to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Croydon North West by-election, 1981 — The Croydon North West by election took place on 22 October 1981. It was caused by the death of Conservative Member of Parliament Robert Taylor on 18 June 1981. The Conservative Party selected John Butterfill, then vice chairman of Guildford… …   Wikipedia

  • Dudley West by-election, 1994 — A by election was held for the British House of Commons constituency of Dudley West on 15 December 1994 following the death of the sitting Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) John Blackburn. The result was a Labour gain from the Conservatives …   Wikipedia

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