Recent Examples of southwestern from the Web
According to one 2013 analysis of more than 2,000 tree-ring records across the Northern Hemisphere, scientists found that widespread absent rings have only occurred in the southwestern United States in connection to severe drought.
The Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft had been headed for Bechar in southwestern Algeria, Algerie Presse reported.
The 20,000-square-foot home, by Peter Choate & Associates, blends southwestern and Mediterranean styles.
In last month’s special House election in southwestern Pennsylvania, a Republican was defeated in a district that Trump won in 2016.
The southwestern arts district would start from the main business district of Catonsville surrounding Frederick Road.
In the middle of a football field in southwestern Missouri, over 300 high-school students stood in silence for the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
Photo by Sono Motoyama On a crisp Saturday morning in Orsay, a southwestern suburb of Paris with some 16,500 inhabitants, the rue de Paris was bustling.
The Kansas City Star reported that 231 roosters were confiscated in a sting just five days earlier in southwestern Missouri.
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Origin and Etymology of southwestern
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
SOUTHWESTERN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of southwestern for English Language Learners
: in, toward, or from the southwest
: of or relating to the southwest
SOUTHWESTERN Defined for Kids
Definition of southwestern for Students
- southwestern art
- the southwestern part of the country
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