northerly definition

  • adjective:
    • Situated toward the north.
    • Coming or becoming through the north: northerly winds.
    • Facing the north; directed to the north.
    • situated in a northern area
    • Coming from the north.
    • Of or regarding the north; toward the north, or through the north; northern.
    • positioned in or oriented toward the north
    • from the north; utilized specially of wind
  • noun:
    • A storm or wind from the north.
    • A wind blowing from north.
    • a wind that hits through the north
  • adverb:
    • In an northward course or place; to the north.
    • from north.
    • Toward the north.
    • in a northern direction
  • others:
    • with respect to or becoming in or toward the north; northern.
    • Proceeding from the north.
    • Toward the north: as, to sail northerly.

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