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Definition of 'southwest'


  1. the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
       Synonyms: sou'-west southwestward SW
  2. the southwestern region of the United States
       Synonyms: southwestern United States


  1. coming from the southwest; "the winds are southwesterly"
       Synonyms: southwesterly
  2. situated in or oriented toward the southwest
       Synonyms: southwestern southwesterly


  1. to, toward, or in the southwest
       Synonyms: south-west sou'west

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