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south-southwest

[south-south-west; Nautical sou-sou-west] /ˈsaʊθˌsaʊθˈwɛst; Nautical ˈsaʊˌsaʊˈwɛst/
noun
1.
the point on the compass midway between south and southwest.
adjective
2.
coming from this point:
a south-southwest wind.
3.
directed toward this point:
a south-southwest course.
adverb
4.
toward this point:
sailing south-southwest.
Abbreviation: SSW.
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British Dictionary definitions for south southwest

south-southwest

noun
1.
the point on the compass or the direction midway between south and southwest; 202° 30′ clockwise from north
adjective, adverb
2.
in, from, or towards this direction
SSW
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