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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.
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Adv.1.southwestwardly - in a southwestward direction
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