northwesterly

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adverb or adjective north·west·er·ly \nȯr(th)-ˈwe-stər-lē\

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 English Language Learners

northwesterly

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adverb or adjective north·west·er·ly \nȯr(th)-ˈwe-stər-lē\

Definition of northwesterly for English Language Learners

  • : located in or moving toward the northwest

  • : blowing from the northwest


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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