Definition of Southwest in English :

Define Southwest in English

Southwest meaning in English

Meaning of Southwest in English

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Southwest pronunciation in English

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Southwest

see synonyms of southwest

Noun

1. sou'-west, southwest, southwestward, sw

the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees

2. southwest, southwestern united states

the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado

3. southwest

the direction corresponding to the southwestward compass point

4. southwest

a location in the southwestern part of a country, region, or city

Adjective

5. southwest, southwesterly

coming from the southwest

Example Sentences:
'the winds are southwesterly'

6. southwest, southwesterly, southwestern

situated in or oriented toward the southwest

Adverb

7. sou'west, south-west, southwest

to, toward, or in the southwest

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Southwest

see synonyms of southwest
noun
1. 
the point of the compass or the direction midway between west and south, 225° clockwise from north
2. (often capital; usually preceded by the)
any area lying in or towards this direction
adjective also: southwestern
3. (sometimes capital)
of or denoting the southwestern part of a specified country, area, etc
southwest Italy
4. 
situated in or towards the southwest
5. 
(esp of the wind) from the southwest
adverb
6. 
in, to, towards, or (esp of the wind) from the southwest
noun
the Southwest

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Southwest

see synonyms of southwest
noun
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
adjective
3. 
in, of, to, toward, or facing the southwest
4. 
from the southwest
a southwest wind
adverb
5. 
in, toward, or from the southwest

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Southwest

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n.
1. Abbr. SW The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due south and due west, or 135° west of due north.
2. An area or region lying in the southwest.
3. Southwest A region of the southwest United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, California, and Nevada and sometimes Utah and Colorado.
adj.
1. To, toward, of, facing, or in the southwest.
2. Originating in or coming from the southwest: a southwest wind.
adv.
In, from, or toward the southwest.

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