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southeasterly

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

Simple Definition of southeasterly

  • : located in or moving toward the southeast

  • : blowing from the southeast

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of southeasterly

  1. 1 :  from the southeast

  2. 2 :  toward the southeast

Origin and Etymology of southeasterly

2southeast + -erly (as in easterly)


First Known Use: 1613


SOUTHEASTERLY Defined for Kids

southeasterly

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

Definition of southeasterly for Students

  1. 1 :  from the southeast <southeasterly gales>

  2. 2 :  toward the southeast <a southeasterly direction>




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