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Definition of "west southwest" []

  • Alternative spelling of west-southwest. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "west southwest" in a sentence
  • "Washington, D.C. Sir: On the 20th of February last, the island of Madeira bearing about west southwest, distant 60 leagues, we fell in with His"
  • "For the direction of it was exactly opposite to that of the earth, which made an angle with the meridian at that time of sixty-seven gr., that is, its course was from west southwest to east northeast, wherefore the meteor seemed to move the contrary way."
  • "During this storm, which was followed by a strong wind west southwest, we were carried by my computation about five hundred leagues to the east, so that the oldest sailor on board could not tell in what part of the world we were."
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