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southwestern

adjective south·west·ern \-tərn\

: in, toward, or from the southwest

: of or relating to the southwest

Full Definition of SOUTHWESTERN

1
:  lying toward or coming from the southwest
2
often capitalized :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated Southwest
south·west·ern·most \-ˌmōst\ adjective
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Origin of SOUTHWESTERN

Middle English, from Old English sūth-westerne, from sūth south + westerne western
First Known Use: before 12th century
SOUTHWESTERN Defined for Kids

southwestern

adjective south·west·ern \sath-ˈwe-stərn\

Definition of SOUTHWESTERN for Kids

1
often cap :  of, relating to, or like that of the Southwest <southwestern art>
2
:  lying toward or coming from the southwest <the southwestern part of the country>

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