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Pronunciation: (west'nôrth"west'; Naut.west'nôr"west'), [key] Navig., Survey.

n.
a point on the compass midway between west and northwest.

adj.
1. coming from this point: a west-northwest wind.
2. directed toward this point: a west-northwest course.

adv.
toward this point: sailing west-northwest. Abbr.: WNW

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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