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Adjective: southwestern  ,sawth'we-stu(r)n
  1. Situated in or oriented toward the southwest
    - southwest, southwesterly
     
  2. Of a region of the United States generally including New Mexico; Arizona; Texas; California; and sometimes Nevada; Utah; Colorado
Noun: Southwestern
  1. A dialect of Middle English
    - West Saxon

See also: south, western

Type of: Middle English

Encyclopedia: Southwestern