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the point or direction midway between south and west.
a region in this direction.
the southwest region of the United States.
lying toward, situated in, or directed toward the southwest.
coming from the southwest, as a wind.
in the direction midway between south and west.
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-where hot peppers are a dietary staple-has a much lower incidence, half in some places.
In northern and
areas, winter wheat harvests could shrink due to shifting seasons and less rain when it is needed.
The tree has thrived in the
, crowding out native trees.
Low swells from the
, scattered am fog, turning to smooth seas and sunny skies by noon.
Simplicity, for example, is intuitively attractive--
's goal of being the low-fare airline is elegant in its minimalism.
We build and maintain the state-owned highway system over a seven county region in the
portion of the state.
Much of the
is not much better, although there are some significant exceptions.
British Dictionary definitions for
the point of the compass or the direction midway between west and south, 225° clockwise from north
usually preceded by
any area lying in or towards this direction
) of or denoting the southwestern part of a specified country, area, etc
situated in or towards the southwest
(esp of the wind) from the southwest
in, to, towards, or (esp of the wind) from the southwest
the southwestern part of Britain, esp Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset
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