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southwestern

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adjective south·west·ern \-tərn\

Simple Definition of southwestern

  • : in, toward, or from the southwest

  • : of or relating to the southwest

Full Definition of southwestern

  1. 1 :  lying toward or coming from the southwest

  2. 2 often capitalized :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated Southwest

south·west·ern·most play \-ˌmōst\ adjective

Origin of southwestern

Middle English, from Old English sūth-westerne, from sūth south + westerne western


First Known Use: before 12th century



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