South southerly
South southerly South` south"er*ly (Zo["o]l.) the old squaw; -- so called in imitation of its cry. Called also {southerly}, and {southerland}. See under {Old}. [1913 Webster]

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  • south southerly — Old Old, a. [Compar. {Older}; superl. {Oldest}.] [OE. old, ald, AS. ald, eald; akin to D. oud, OS. ald, OFries. ald, old, G. alt, Goth. alpeis, and also to Goth. alan to grow up, Icel. ala to bear, produce, bring up, L. alere to nourish. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • south-southerly — (ˈ) ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: so called from an imitation of its cry : old squaw …   Useful english dictionary

  • southerly — South southerly South south er*ly (Zo[ o]l.) the old squaw; so called in imitation of its cry. Called also {southerly}, and {southerland}. See under {Old}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • south|ward — «SOWTH wuhrd», adverb, adjective, noun. –adv. toward the south; in a southerly direction: »He walked southward. –adj. toward, facing, or at the south; southerly; south: »The orchard is on the southward slope of the hill. –n. the direction or part …   Useful english dictionary

  • south — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Situated to the south] Syn. southern, southward, on the south side of, in the south, toward the equator, southmost, southernmost, toward the south pole, southerly, austral, tropical, equatorial, in the torrid zone. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • south|er|ly — «SUHTH uhr lee», adjective, adverb, noun, plural lies. –adj. 1. toward the south: »a southerly exposure. 2. coming from the south: »a southerly wind. 3. of the south. –adv. 1. toward the south; southward: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • Southerly — is the name of a storm or front of air coming from the south. In the Southern Hemisphere these can be cold and have bad weather. In Wellington, New Zealand these storms are normally short and frequently have winds gusting between 120 km/h and 160 …   Wikipedia

  • southerly — south|er|ly [ˈsʌðəli US ər ] adj 1.) towards or in the south ▪ Tara walked in a southerly direction . 2.) a southerly wind comes from the south …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • southerly — south|er|ly [ sʌðərli ] adjective toward or in the south: the most southerly region of Spain a. a southerly wind blows from the south …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • South East Point — lies on the southerly tip of Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, Australia. South East Point is located at coord|39|07|S|146|25|E|. It commands sensational views of Bass Strait and is a major landmark for all ships travelling between the southern… …   Wikipedia

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