west-northwest

noun

Definition of west-northwest

: a compass point that is two points north of due west : N67°30′W

First Known Use of west-northwest

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“West-northwest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/west-northwest. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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