Definition of west-southwest in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌwestˌsouˈwest/


The direction or compass point midway between west and southwest.
Example sentences
  • One stone to the west-south-west is white quartz, a stone that attracted special attention in the later Neolithic.
  • We stop briefly at Alexandria, before turning west-south-west to join the former Southern rail line.

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Syllabification: west-south·west

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