southwesterly

All Adjective Adverb
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  • In point of fact he was going in a southwesterly direction toward the camp. Cited from Tom Slade on Mystery Trail, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • They seemed to be headed in a southwesterly direction, which would take them away from us. Cited from A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • When we reached the eighty-third parallel we saw land in a southwesterly direction. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 21, Editor: Charles F. Horne
  • The hall is long and has a long wing pointing in south-southwesterly direction.
  • In winter he says the southwesterly winds blow very cold, and even snow has been known to fall. Cited from The Mutiny of the Bounty, by Sir John Barrow
  • Joe finally decided on some mines a hundred miles distant in a southwesterly direction. Cited from Joe's Luck, by Horatio Alger, Jr
  • Interest in the new colony led to a great development of southwesterly trade from New France. Cited from The Conquest of the Old Southwest, by Henderson
  • The system drifted slowly in a south-southwesterly direction over the next couple of days.
  • Then, following the trail of wild animals in a southwesterly direction, they came to a suitable place. Cited from Stories of Later American History, by Wilbur F. Gordy
  • The storm then took turned onto a more southwesterly path as it continued to strengthen.
  • The feature has a prominent ridge running in a southwesterly direction.
  • Of its forty-five miles of length, running southwesterly from the little point on which the city stands, we can see but little. Cited from Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Vol VIII, by Various
  • We seemed to have been carried in a southwesterly direction along a broad strait that ran into the vast ice-fields. Cited from Manuscript in a Copper Cylinder,James De Mille
  • After initially following a southwesterly direction it then swings to the south.
  • Only place where the Mississippi River runs most in the direction of east to west instead of south or southwesterly.
  • Due to a blocking area of high pressure, it took an unusual southwesterly track.
  • The Upper Iowa itself continues towards its heads in a southwesterly direction.
  • The expedition moved across the plain in a southwesterly direction. Cited from Overland, by John William De Forest
  • "Southwesterly, I make it, which should bring her close upon us mighty soon, if the wind hold." Cited from Martin Conisby's Vengeance, by Jeffery Farnol
  • It was around here that the all-important southwesterly monsoon winds began to pick up.
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