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northwesterly

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adverb or adjective north·west·er·ly \-lē\

Simple Definition of northwesterly

  • : located in or moving toward the northwest

  • : blowing from the northwest

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of northwesterly

  1. 1 :  from the northwest

  2. 2 :  toward the northwest

Circa 1611

First Known Use of northwesterly

circa 1611


NORTHWESTERLY Defined for Kids

northwesterly

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adverb or adjective north·west·er·ly \nȯrth-ˈwe-stər-lē\

Definition of northwesterly for Students

  1. 1 :  from the northwest <northwesterly breezes>

  2. 2 :  toward the northwest <a northwesterly direction>




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