southwestern

Definitions of southwestern
  1. adjective
    situated in or oriented toward the southwest
    synonyms: southwest, southwesterly
    south
    situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
  2. adjective
    of a region of the United States generally including New Mexico; Arizona; Texas; California; and sometimes Nevada; Utah; Colorado
    Synonyms:
    western
    of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River
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