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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
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Origin of SOUTHWESTERLY

2southwest + -erly (as in westerly)
First Known Use: 1708
SOUTHWESTERLY Defined for Kids

southwesterly

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

Definition of SOUTHWESTERLY for Kids

1
:  from the southwest <southwesterly breezes>
2
:  toward the southwest <a southwesterly direction>

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