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southwesterly

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

Simple Definition of southwesterly

  • : located in or moving toward the southwest

  • : blowing from the southwest

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of southwesterly

  1. 1 :  from the southwest

  2. 2 :  toward the southwest

Origin and Etymology of southwesterly

2southwest + -erly (as in westerly)


First Known Use: 1708


SOUTHWESTERLY Defined for Kids

southwesterly

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adverb or adjective south·west·er·ly \sau̇th-ˈwe-stər-lē\

Definition of southwesterly for Students

  1. 1 :  from the southwest <southwesterly breezes>

  2. 2 :  toward the southwest <a southwesterly direction>




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