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northerly

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adjective or adverb north·er·ly \-lē\

Simple Definition of northerly

  • : located in or moving toward the north

  • : blowing from the north

Full Definition of northerly

  1. 1 :  situated toward or belonging to the north <the northerly border>

  2. 2 :  coming from the north <a northerly wind>

Origin of northerly

3north + -erly (as in easterly)


First Known Use: 1551


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northerly

noun north·er·ly

Definition of northerly

plural northerlies

  1. :  a wind from the north



1955

First Known Use of northerly

1955



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