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southwesterly

adverb or adjective south·west·er·ly \-tər-lē\

: located in or moving toward the southwest

: blowing from the southwest

Full Definition of SOUTHWESTERLY

1
:  from the southwest
2
:  toward the southwest

Origin of SOUTHWESTERLY

2southwest + -erly (as in westerly)
First Known Use: 1708

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