Northerliness
Northerliness North"er*li*ness, n. The quality or state of being northerly; direction toward the north. [1913 Webster]

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  • northerliness — thə(r)lēnə̇s noun ( es) : the situation of being northerly * * * northˈerliness / dh / noun • • • Main Entry: ↑north * * * ˈnortherliness rare 0. ‘The state of bein …   Useful english dictionary

  • northerliness — north·er·li·ness …   English syllables

  • northerly — northerliness, n. /nawr dheuhr lee/, adj., adv., n., pl. northerlies. adj. 1. moving, directed, or situated toward the north. 2. (esp. of a wind) coming from the north: a northerly gale. adv. 3. toward the north. 4. from the north. n. 5. a wind… …   Universalium

  • Septentrionality — Sep*ten tri*on*al i*ty, n. Northerliness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grape — [13] Not surprisingly, given the northerliness of the British Isles, English does not have its own native word for ‘grape’. In Old English it was was called wīnberige, literally ‘wineberry’, and the Old French word grape which Middle English… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • north — n 1. the north wind, norther, northerly; northerliness. adj 2. northerly, northern, northward or northwards, toward the north, northernmost, boreal, arctic, septentrional. adv 3. northward or northwards, northerly, northwardly, toward the north …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • northerly — /ˈnɔðəli/ (say nawdhuhlee) adjective 1. moving, directed, or situated towards the north. 2. coming from the north, as a wind. –adverb 3. towards the north. 4. from the north. –noun 5. a wind from the north. –northerliness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • grape — [13] Not surprisingly, given the northerliness of the British Isles, English does not have its own native word for ‘grape’. In Old English it was was called wīnberige, literally ‘wineberry’, and the Old French word grape which Middle English… …   Word origins

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