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southwestward

[south-west-werd; Nautical sou-west-werd]
adverb
  1. Also south·west·wards. toward the southwest.
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adjective
  1. facing or tending toward the southwest.
  2. coming from the southwest, as a wind.
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noun
  1. the southwest.
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Origin of southwestward

First recorded in 1540–50; southwest + -ward
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Examples from the Web for southwestwards

Historical Examples of southwestwards

  • Just before midnight we struck off southwestwards from the railway.

    The Escaping Club

    A. J. Evans


British Dictionary definitions for southwestwards

southwestwards

southwestward

adverb
  1. to the southwest
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southwestward

adjective
  1. from or towards the southwest
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adverb
  1. a variant of southwestwards
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noun
  1. a direction towards or area in the southwest
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Derived Formssouthwestwardly, adjective, adverb
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