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Synonyms for southwest

the compass point midway between south and west

the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado

the direction corresponding to the southwestward compass point

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a location in the southwestern part of a country, region, or city

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coming from the southwest

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situated in or oriented toward the southwest

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to, toward, or in the southwest

References in classic literature ?
Well," said Dorothy, "we're going southwest, and it seems just as easy to follow that direction without a path as with one.
IN the evening I started, and drove out to sea before a gentle wind from the southwest, slowly, steadily; and the island grew smaller and smaller, and the lank spire of smoke dwindled to a finer and finer line against the hot sunset.
Everything is just right, and that southwest dimple of yours is lovely.
Shimerda and Ambrosch wanted the old man buried on the southwest corner of their own land; indeed, under the very stake that marked the corner.
Masterless, penniless, and with my only means of livelihood, fighting, gone, I determined to work my way to the southwest and attempt to retrieve my fallen fortunes in a search for gold.
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