west-south·west (wĕstsouth′wĕst, -sou-wĕst)
n. Abbr. WSW
The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due west and southwest, or 112°30′ west of due north.
To, toward, of, facing, or in the west-southwest.
In, from, or toward the west-southwest.
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