northeasterly

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adverb or adjective north·east·er·ly \nȯrth-ˈē-stər-lē\

Definition of northeasterly

  1. 1 :  from the northeast

  2. 2 :  toward the northeast

1739

First Known Use of northeasterly

1739


NORTHEASTERLY Defined for English Language Learners

northeasterly

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adverb or adjective north·east·er·ly \nȯrth-ˈē-stər-lē\

Definition of northeasterly for English Language Learners

  • : located in or moving toward the northeast

  • : blowing from the northeast


NORTHEASTERLY Defined for Kids

northeasterly

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adverb or adjective north·east·er·ly \nȯrth-ˈē-stər-lē\

Definition of northeasterly for Students

  1. 1 :  from the northeast <northeasterly winds>

  2. 2 :  toward the northeast <a northeasterly direction>


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