easterly


1east·er·ly

adjective or adverb \ˈē-stər-lē\

: located or moving toward the east

: blowing from the east

Full Definition of EASTERLY

1
:  situated toward or belonging to the east <the easterly shore of the lake>
2
:  coming from the east <an easterly storm>

Origin of EASTERLY

obsolete easter eastern
First Known Use: 1548

2easterly

noun
plural easterlies

Definition of EASTERLY

:  a wind from the east

First Known Use of EASTERLY

1901

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