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Meaning of NORTHERLY

Pronunciation:  'nordhurlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  in a northern direction; "they earn more up north"; "Let's go north!"
  2. [adj]  coming from the north; used especially of wind; "the north wind doth blow"; "a northern snowstorm"; "the winds are northerly"
  3. [adj]  situated in or oriented toward the north; "the northern suburbs"; "going in a northerly direction"

NORTHERLY is a 9 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: in the north, north, north, northern, northward, northwards, to the north



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \North"er*ly\, a.
    Of or pertaining to the north; toward the north, or from the
    north; northern.
  2. \North"er*ly\, adv.
    Toward the north.
Thesaurus Terms
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