southwest by west

noun phrase

Definition of southwest by west

: a compass point that is one point west of due southwest : S56°15′W

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southwest by west adverb phrase

First Known Use of southwest by west

1613, in the meaning defined above

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“Southwest by west.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/southwest%20by%20west. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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