Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
the direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between due south and southwest; 22°30′ west of due south
- in or toward this direction
- from this direction, as a wind
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noun Abbr. SSW
The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due south and southwest, or 157°30: west of due north.adjective
To, toward, of, facing, or in the south-southwest.adverb
In, from, or toward the south-southwest.