Southwest Definition

south-wĕst, sou-wĕst
The direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between south and west; 45° west of due south.
Webster's New World
A district or region in or toward this direction.
Webster's New World
A region of the southwest United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, California, and Nevada and sometimes Utah and Colorado.
American Heritage
  • southwestern United States
  • sw
  • southwestward
  • sou-west
  • ssw
  • Cactus Country
  • the Cow Country
  • the West
  • the Great Open Spaces
  • the Old West
  • the Wild West
In, of, to, toward, or facing the southwest.
Webster's New World
From the southwest.
A southwest wind.
Webster's New World
In or toward the southwest.
Webster's New World

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Southwest

  • the Southwest

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