Westerly

  • 1 Westerly — Westerly …

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  • 2 Westerly — Pueblo de los Estados Unidos …

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  • 3 Westerly — can refer to:* Westerly, Rhode Island, a town in the United States * The Westerlies, the prevailing winds in the middle latitudes * Westerly (Australian literary magazine), a literary magazine from the University of Western Australia * A… …

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  • 4 Westerly — Westerly, RI U.S. Census Designated Place in Rhode Island Population (2000): 17682 Housing Units (2000): 7812 Land area (2000): 15.973258 sq. miles (41.370546 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.517786 sq. miles (1.341059 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …

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  • 5 Westerly, RI — U.S. Census Designated Place in Rhode Island Population (2000): 17682 Housing Units (2000): 7812 Land area (2000): 15.973258 sq. miles (41.370546 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.517786 sq. miles (1.341059 sq. km) Total area (2000): 16.491044 sq.… …

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  • 6 westerly — ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB 1) in a westward position or direction. 2) (of a wind) blowing from the west. ► NOUN 1) a wind blowing from the west. 2) (westerlies) the belt of prevailing westerly winds in medium latitudes in the southern hemisphere …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Westerly — West er*ly, a. Of or pertaining to the west; toward the west; coming from the west; western. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Westerly — West er*ly, adv. Toward the west; westward. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Westerly — Westerly, Postort in der Grafschaft Washington[124] des Staates Rhode Island (Nordamerika), an der Stonington Providence Eisenbahn; Bauwollenindustrie, Schiffsbau; 3000 Ew …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Westerly — (spr. ŭéßterlĭ), Stadt im nordamerikan. Staate Rhode Island, am Pawtucket River, 10 km vom Long Island Sund, Küstenschiffen erreichbar, hat Fabrikation von Flanell und Baumwollenzeug, Granitbrüche und (1900) 7541 Einw …

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  • 11 westerly — [wes′tərlē] adj., adv. 1. in or toward the west 2. from the west, as a wind n. pl. westerlies a wind from the west …

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  • 12 westerly — westerliness, n. /wes teuhr lee/, adj., adv., n., pl. westerlies. adj. 1. moving, directed, or situated toward the west: the westerly end of the field. 2. (esp. of a wind) coming from the west: a westerly gale. adv. 3. toward the west: to escape… …

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  • 13 westerly — [[t]we̱stə(r)li[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A westerly point, area, or direction is to the west or towards the west. ...Finisterre, Spain s most westerly point... They set out in a westerly direction along the riverbank. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n A… …

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  • 14 Westerly — /wes teuhr lee/, n. a town in SW Rhode Island. 18,580. * * * ▪ Rhode Island, United States       town (township), Washington county, southwestern Rhode Island, U.S. It lies along the Pawcatuck River across from Pawcatuck, Connecticut. The state s …

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  • 15 westerly — west|er|ly1 [ˈwestəli US ərli] adj 1.) towards or in the west ▪ We set off in a westerly direction . 2.) a westerly wind comes from the west westerly 2 westerly2 plural westerlies n a wind that comes from the west …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 westerly — I. adjective or adverb Etymology: obsolete wester western Date: 15th century 1. situated toward or belonging to the west < the westerly end of the farm > 2. coming from the west < a westerly breeze > II. noun ( …

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  • 17 westerly — west|er|ly [ westərli ] adjective 1. ) toward or in the west: You can see the most westerly mountains from the coast. 2. ) a westerly wind blows from the west …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 westerly — adjective 1 towards or in the west: We set off in a westerly direction. 2 a westerly wind comes from the west …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 westerly — UK [ˈwestə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈwestərlɪ] adjective 1) towards or in the west You can see the most westerly mountains from the coast. 2) a westerly wind blows from the west …

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  • 20 westerly — /ˈwɛstəli / (say westuhlee) adjective 1. moving, directed, or situated towards the west. 2. coming from the west: a westerly gale. –adverb 3. towards the west. 4. from the west. –noun (plural westerlies) 5. a westerly wind …

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