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 (south-wĕst′wərd, sou-wĕst′-)
adv. & adj.
Toward, to, or in the southwest.
A southwestward direction, point, or region.

south·west′ward·ly adv. & adj.
south·west′wards adv.


(ˌsaʊθˈwɛstwədz; ˌsaʊˈwɛstwədz) or


(Navigation) to the southwest
References in classic literature ?
The officers who were not actively engaged stood and stared over the treetops southwestward, and the men digging would stop every now and again to stare in the same direc- tion.
The non-random distribution was highly significant for "tangential" chicks: whereas "right-sided" chicks preferred NNE and headed southwestwards, "left-sided" chicks preferred south of the dish and headed northeastwards.
1 metres north east of Yewcroft Avenue southwestwards for 33.
Mount Road, Marsden from a point 195 metres south-west of Netherley Drive (south- western junction) for 320 metres southwestwards.
AT30) (i) From the boundary of 14, Heol Llangeinor and Woodland View, Heol Llangeinor, southwestwards for a distance of approximately 18 metres (19.
During the regression of the Palaeobaltic sea in the Pridoli Epoch the facies belts in the East Baltic area migrated southwestwards.
iv) Astrocaryum gratum extends from the Urubamba valley (Cusco) northwestwards to the upper Tambopata valley southwestwards, it does not cross the Madre de Dios river eastwards.
In addition, Castillian has completed a prospecting and mapping program along approximately 8km strike length of the mineralized structure extending from about 1 km northeast of the open pit southwestwards through historical showings in the Chetwynd and Chetwynd South areas.