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Definition of "southwesterly" []

  • Situated toward the southwest. (adjective)
  • Coming or being from the southwest. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "southwesterly" in a sentence
  • "Aguilar accompanied Cortés as his force moved in southwesterly direction."
  • "It's about creating this dialogue with the very particular conditions and unique opportunities of the city, Mr. Norten said, referring to the southwesterly views of the Hudson River enjoyed by many of the residents living in the middle section of the building."
  • "It begins blowing southwesterly, that is, away from the Turkish heights and toward the harbor."
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