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easterly

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adjective or adverb east·er·ly \ˈē-stər-lē\

Simple Definition of easterly

  • : located or moving toward the east

  • : blowing from the east

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of easterly

  1. 1 :  situated toward or belonging to the east <the easterly shore of the lake>

  2. 2 :  coming from the east <an easterly storm>

Origin of easterly

obsolete easter eastern


First Known Use: 1548


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easterly

noun east·er·ly

Definition of easterly

plural easterlies

  1. :  a wind from the east



1901

First Known Use of easterly

1901


EASTERLY Defined for Kids

easterly

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adverb or adjective east·er·ly \ˈē-stər-lē\

Definition of easterly for Students

  1. 1 :  toward the east <They sailed easterly.> <They sailed in an easterly direction.>

  2. 2 :  from the east <an easterly wind>




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