the point or direction midway between south and west.
a region in this direction.
the Southwest, the southwest region of the United States.
lying toward, situated in, or directed toward the southwest.
coming from the southwest, as a wind.
in the direction midway between south and west.
the point of the compass or the direction midway between west and south, 225° clockwise from north
(often cap) usually preceded by the. any area lying in or towards this direction
(sometimes capital) of or denoting the southwestern part of a specified country, area, etc: southwest Italy
situated in or towards the southwest
(esp of the wind) from the southwest
in, to, towards, or (esp of the wind) from the southwest
the Southwest, the southwestern part of Britain, esp Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset
- South-West Africa
[south-west] /ˈsaʊθˌwɛst/ noun 1. a former name of Namibia.
noun, Navigation, Surveying. 1. a point on the compass 11°15′ south of southwest. Abbreviation: SWbS. southwest by south noun 1. one point on the compass south of southwest; 213° 45′ clockwise from north adjective, adverb 2. in, from, or towards this direction
noun, Navigation, Surveying. 1. a point on the compass 11°15′ west of southwest. Abbreviation: SWbW. southwest by west noun 1. one point on the compass north of southwest, 236° 15′ clockwise from north adjective, adverb 2. in, from, or towards this direction
noun 1. a wind, gale, or storm from the southwest. 2. sou’wester (defs 1, 2). noun 1. a strong wind or storm from the southwest