south-west


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Adv.1.south-west - to, toward, or in the southwest
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south-west

[ˌsaʊθˈwɛst]
1. nsud-ovest m
2. adjdi sud-ovest
3. advverso sud-ovest
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Call it north-west or south-west, it is all one - a different phase of the same character, a changed expression on the same face.
One night, when dreaming over ancient books, There came to me a sudden far-off sound From the south-west. I listened, wondering, As on it crept: at first a gentle sigh, Like as a spirit passing; then it swelled Into the roaring of great waves that smite The broken vanguard of the cliff: the rage Of storm-black tigers in the startled night Among the jackals of the wind and rain.
She went through Stourcastle without pausing, and onward to a junction of highways, where she could await a carrier's van that ran to the south-west; for the railways which engirdled this interior tract of country had never yet struck across it.
If she were heading south-west as Johnson had said, the wind, then, I calculated, was blowing nearly from the south.
Away to the south-west of us we saw two low hills, about a couple of miles apart, and rising behind one of them a third and higher hill, whose peak was still buried in the fog.
The sea stretched away to the south-west, to rise into a sharp bright horizon against the wan sky.
He died in that place; and is buried on the south-west side of the local cemetery, with a neat monument of native wood carved by a self-taught negro artist.
It bore more northwards, coasted the Islands of Murray, and came back to the south-west towards Cumberland Passage.
Our course was east-north-east, the wind was at south-west. We got the starboard tacks aboard, we cast off our weather-braces and lifts; we set in the lee-braces, and hauled forward by the weather-bowlings, and hauled them tight, and belayed them, and hauled over the mizen tack to windward, and kept her full and by as near as she would lie.
It was agreed that the battleships that were to be remodelled should be ordered to Hastor, another Heliumetic city, far to the south-west. Kantos Kan thought that the docks there, in addition to their regular work, would accommodate at least six battleships at a time.
The sea rolled heavily, and the wind at intervals rose almost to a storm, but happily blew from the south-west, and thus aided the steamer's progress.
He had just time to judge his location roughly at some place south-west of Helium, and at a considerable distance from the twin cities, when he was startled by a woman's scream beneath him.