due west

NOUN
  1. the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
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How To Use due west In A Sentence

  • General Alfred Terry traveled due west from Fort Abraham Lincoln in Dakota Territory with a force that included Custer and his Seventh Cavalry troopers.
  • Our house faced due west so we saw some phenomenal sunsets. FRIENDS FOR LIFE
  • If one leaves the town by the South Gate, walks 14 paces due south, then walks due west for 1775 paces, the tree will just come into view.
  • We are sailing due westward and the sun, yet two hours high, is blazoning a fiery glory on the sea that spreads and gleams like some broad, jeweled trail, to where the blue and distant shadow-land lifts its carven front aloft, leaving, as it gropes, shades of shadows beyond. DARKWATER
  • FISCHER: I live in a town called Wayland, which is 20 miles due west of the Boston waterfront. Paul Revere's Ride
  • We are sailing due westward and the sun, yet two hours high, is blazoning a fiery glory on the sea that spreads and gleams like some broad, jeweled trail, to where the blue and distant shadow-land lifts its carven front aloft, leaving, as it gropes, shades of shadows beyond. DARKWATER
  • I've got Richard Glover on the radio, a gentle sea breeze blowing in from the south and the sun bronzing me up due west.
  • We have winds right now that are kind of fluctuating here from the west to northwest, and just now to the due west to the south. CNN Transcript Feb 8, 2007
  • Almost due west of that was the milldam, which was about the only place they could hope to be able to cross Plum Run -- and Watertown lay on the other side. Boy Scouts of the Air on Lost Island
  • Nine hundred years later, the remnant of their empire is a small, weary nation, divided between two countries, with a bad reputation due west, and a genetic legacy like no other, stretching from the Pacific to the Caspian Sea.
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