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southwest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
southwestsouth‧west1, Southwest /ˌsaʊθˈwest◂/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] (written abbreviation SW)  1 SGthe direction that is exactly between south and west2 the southwestsouthwest adverb The plane flew southwest toward Egypt.
Examples from the Corpus
southwestAt 7: 30 the choppers banked in a long arc and approached the hamlet of Thuan Yen from the southwest.In the southwest beef and gravy, along with the appropriate spices, means chili.Others will link Manaus to the southwest.
Related topics: Nature, Meteorology, Geography
southwestsouthwest2, Southwest ●●○ adjective (written abbreviation SW)  1 DNHEMa southwest wind comes from the southwest2 SGin the southwest of a place the southwest corner of France
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southwestthe southwest part of the county
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