southwest by south

noun phrase

: a compass point that is one point south of due southwest : S33°45′W
southwest by south adverb phrase

Word History

First Known Use

1613, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of southwest by south was in 1613

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Cite this Entry

“Southwest by south.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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