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1southerly

adjective or adverb south·er·ly \ˈsə-thər-lē\

: located in or moving toward the south

: blowing from the south

Full Definition of SOUTHERLY

1
:  situated toward or belonging to the south <the southerly shore of the lake>
2
:  coming from the south <a southerly wind>
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Origin of SOUTHERLY

3south + -erly (as in easterly)
First Known Use: 1551

Rhymes with SOUTHERLY

2southerly

noun
plural southerlies

Definition of SOUTHERLY

:  a wind from the south

First Known Use of SOUTHERLY

1943

Rhymes with SOUTHERLY

SOUTHERLIES Defined for Kids

southerly

adjective or adverb south·er·ly \ˈsə-thər-lē\

Definition of SOUTHERLY for Kids

1
:  from the south <a southerly wind>
2
:  toward the south <a southerly shore> <They sailed southerly.>

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