west by south

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noun Navigation, Surveying.

a point on the compass 11°15prime; south of west. Abbreviation: WbS

Nearby words

  1. west berkshire,
  2. west berlin,
  3. west berliner,
  4. west bromwich,
  5. west by north,
  6. west caldwell,
  7. west carrollton,
  8. west chester,
  9. west chicago,
  10. west coast

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British Dictionary definitions for west by south

west by south

noun

one point on the compass south of west, 258° 45′ clockwise from north

adjective, adverb

in, from, or towards this direction
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