Southwest meaning

south-wĕst', sou-wĕst'
The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due south and due west, or 135° west of due north.
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An area or region lying in the southwest.
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A region of the southwest United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, California, and Nevada and sometimes Utah and Colorado.
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To, toward, of, facing, or in the southwest.
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Originating in or coming from the southwest.

A southwest wind.

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In, from, or toward the southwest.
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The direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between south and west; 45° west of due south.
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A district or region in or toward this direction.
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In, of, to, toward, or facing the southwest.
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From the southwest.

A southwest wind.

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In or toward the southwest.
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The compass point halfway between south and west, specifically 225°, abbreviated as SW.
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Towards the southwest, southwestwards, southwestern.
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From the southwest, southwesterly.
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the Southwest
  • The SW part of the U.S., esp. Okla., Tex., N.Mex., Ariz., and S Calif.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Southwest