westerly


1west·er·ly

adjective or adverb \ˈwes-tər-lē\

: located or moving toward the west

: blowing from the west

Full Definition of WESTERLY

1
:  situated toward or belonging to the west <the westerly end of the farm>
2
:  coming from the west <a westerly breeze>

Origin of WESTERLY

obsolete wester western
First Known Use: 15th century

2westerly

noun
plural westerlies

Definition of WESTERLY

:  a wind from the west

First Known Use of WESTERLY

1876

Wes·ter·ly

geographical name \ˈwes-tər-lē\

Definition of WESTERLY

town SW Rhode Island pop 17,936

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