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Meaning of EASTERLY

Pronunciation:  'eesturlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a wind from the east
  2. [adv]  from the east; "the winds blew easterly all night"
  3. [adj]  from the east; used especially of winds; "an east wind"; "the winds are easterly"
  4. [adj]  lying in or toward the east; "the east side of NY"; "eastern cities"

EASTERLY is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: east, east wind, easter, eastern
 Antonyms: westerly
 See Also: levanter, wind



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \East"er*ly\, a.
    1. Coming from the east; as, it was easterly wind.
    2. Situated, directed, or moving toward the east; as, the
       easterly side of a lake; an easterly course or voyage.
  2. \East"er*ly\, adv.
    Toward, or in the direction of, the east.
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