southwestern


south·west·ern

adjective \-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

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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