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Definitions of northerly

  1. Toward the north. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. From the north, or towards it. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. coming from the north; used especially of wind; "the north wind doth blow"; "a northern snowstorm"; "the winds are northerly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Of or pertaining to the north; toward the north, or from the north; northern. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Pertaining to, or situated in, or coming from, the north. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Being toward the north: from the north. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Being towards, or from, the north. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Lying toward or coming from the north; northern. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Lying or looking towards the north; coming from the north. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for northerly

  1. Luzon is the largest of these islands, being a hundred and forty leagues long from Cape Bojador to Bulusan Point, which is the most northerly point, and about forty leagues broad. – The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines by Hezekiah Butterworth
  2. It must be understood that the whole shore is covered with fine sand, which is moved in a wonderful manner by northerly winds. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
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