west-southwest

[west-south-west; Nautical west-sou-west] Navigation, Surveying.
noun
1.
a point on the compass midway between west and southwest.
adjective
2.
coming from this point: a west-southwest wind.
3.
directed toward this point: a west-southwest course.
adverb
4.
toward this point: sailing west-southwest. Abbreviation: WSW

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English

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west-southwest
 
n
1.  the point on the compass or the direction midway between southwest and west, 247° 30′ clockwise from north
 
adj, —adv
2.  in, from, or towards this direction

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The work of art known as the spiral jetty lies westsouthwest of this site.
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