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southwesterner

[ south-wes-ter-ner ]
/ ˌsaʊθˈwɛs tər nər /
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noun

a native or inhabitant of the southwest.
(initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of the southwestern U.S.

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Origin of southwesterner

1855–60, Americanism;southwestern + -er1
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