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west-southwestward

[ west-south-west-werd; Nautical -sou-west‐ ]
/ ˈwɛstˌsaʊθˈwɛst wərd; Nautical -ˌsaʊˈwɛst‐ /
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adjective
moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the west-southwest.
adverb
toward the west-southwest.
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Also west-south·west·ward·ly [west-south-west-werd-lee] /ˈwɛstˌsaʊθˈwɛst wərd li/ .

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