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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The compass point midway between two directions.

Usage examples (34)
  • It's coming from the sou'-west; shall we turn in? '
  • The fog's going, and there's a breeze from the sou'-west. '
  • The wind has changed, and people say we shall have a gale from the sou'-west.
  • 'Two — one and a half — one — lights in line sou'-west by west — got a match?' for more
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