Northerly
Northerly \North"er*ly\, adv. Toward the north. [1913 Webster]

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  • northerly — I. adjective or adverb Etymology: 3north + erly (as in easterly) Date: 1551 1. situated toward or belonging to the north < the northerly border > 2. coming from the north < a northerly wind > II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • northerly — nor|ther|ly [ˈno:ðəli US ˈno:rðərli] adj 1.) towards or in the north ▪ We set off in a northerly direction . 2.) a northerly wind comes from the north …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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