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a wind, gale, or storm from the southwest.
sou’wester (defs 1, 2).
a strong wind or storm from the southwest


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    [south-wes-ter-lee; Nautical sou-wes-ter-lee] /ˌsaʊθˈwɛs tər li; Nautical ˌsaʊˈwɛs tər li/ adjective, adverb 1. toward or from the southwest. southwesterly /ˌsaʊθˈwɛstəlɪ; nautical ˌsaʊˈwɛstəlɪ/ adjective, adverb 1. in, towards, or (esp of a wind) from the southwest noun (pl) -lies 2. a wind or storm from the southwest

  • Southwestern

    noun 1. the point or direction midway between south and west. Abbreviation: SW. 2. a region in this direction. 3. the Southwest, the southwest region of the United States. adjective 4. lying toward, situated in, or directed toward the southwest. 5. coming from the southwest, as a wind. adverb 6. in the direction midway between […]

  • Southwesterner

    [south-wes-ter-ner] /ˌsaʊθˈwɛs tər nər/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of the southwest. 2. (initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of the southwestern U.S.

  • Southwestward

    [south-west-werd; Nautical sou-west-werd] /ˌsaʊθˈwɛst wərd; Nautical ˌsaʊˈwɛst wərd/ adverb 1. Also, southwestwards. toward the southwest. adjective 2. facing or tending toward the southwest. 3. coming from the southwest, as a wind. noun 4. the southwest. southwestward /ˌsaʊθˈwɛstwəd; nautical ˌsaʊˈwɛstwəd/ adjective 1. from or towards the southwest adverb 2. a variant of southwestwards noun 3. a […]

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