Origin of southwest
Examples from the Web for southwestern
Contemporary Examples of southwestern
Virtually all the southwestern gangs of Mexican heritage (Surenos or Southsiders) are under their control.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs
December 11, 2014
Languishing in a prison cell in southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz, 21-year-old Razie Ebrahimi awaits her date with the gallows.Iran to Hang Abused Child Bride
June 20, 2014
Nestled here, in the southwestern corner of the compound, is a heap of crumbling concrete.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens
June 7, 2014
President Xi Jinping joked that the air in Guizhou, a southwestern province, was so pure that it should be put up for sale.The Chinese Can’t Catch Their Breath
May 5, 2014
The Gigafactory would be built somewhere in the southwestern U.S., and could employ up to 6,500 people.Tesla Looks Like a Bubble, Will It Pop?
March 1, 2014
Historical Examples of southwestern
The Striped Racer of the southwestern states is very long and slender.Pathfinder
The southwestern corner of Wisconsin is a geologic curiosity.Project Mastodon
Clifford Donald Simak
On the southwestern tip of the reef they discovered a possible opening.Storm Over Warlock
Nĕs' tor—the leader of the warriors of Pylos, in southwestern Greece.
Py' los—a town (and bay) in the southwestern part of lower Greece.
adjective Also: southwestern
Old English suðwesterne; see southwest + -ern. In reference to a section of the U.S., from 1806, when it meant "Mississippi and Alabama."