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Meaning of south-southwest

south-south•west

Pronunciation: (south'south"west'Naut.sou'sou"west'), [key]
— Navig., Survey. Navig.,Survey.
—n.
  1. the point on the compass midway between south and southwest.
—adj.
  1. coming from this point: a south-southwest wind.
  2. directed toward this point: a south-southwest course.
—adv.
  1. toward this point:SSW sailing south-southwest. Abbr.:
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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