Definition of west-north-west in English:

west-north-west

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noun

  • The direction or compass point midway between west and north-west.
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    • Head south-east now along the summit ridge and drop down for a short distance in the same direction before turning west-north-west where the trail begins.
    • By late afternoon, the National Hurricane Centre said the tropical depression had been estimated to be 175 miles west of St Lucia and was moving west-north-west.
    • The system was said to be moving west-north-west at seven miles per hour, with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.

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