Meaning of west-northwestward

west-north•west•ward

Pronunciation: (west'nôrth"west'wurdNaut.west'nôr"west'wurd), [key]
— Naut. Naut.
—adj.
  1. moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the west-northwest.
—adv.
  1. toward the west-northwest.
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