southwester

noun

south·​west·​er sau̇(th)-ˈwe-stər How to pronounce southwester (audio)
1
: a strong southwest wind
2
: a storm with southwest winds

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of southwester was in 1833

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“Southwester.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/southwester. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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southwester

noun
south·​west·​er sau̇(th)-ˈwes-tər How to pronounce southwester (audio)
: a storm or wind from the southwest

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