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south-southwest

[ south-south-west; Nautical sou-sou-west ]
/ ˈsaʊθˌsaʊθˈwɛst; Nautical ˈsaʊˌsaʊˈwɛst /
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noun
the point on the compass midway between south and southwest.
adjective
coming from this point: a south-southwest wind.
directed toward this point: a south-southwest course.
adverb
toward this point: sailing south-southwest.Abbreviation: SSW
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south-southwest

noun
the point on the compass or the direction midway between south and southwest; 202° 30′ clockwise from north
adjective, adverb
in, from, or towards this direction
Symbol: SSW
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