HyperDic: northerly

English > 4 senses of the word northerly:
ADJECTIVEallnortherly, northernsituated in or oriented toward the north
allnortherly, northerncoming from the north
NOUNphenomenonnortherly, north wind, norther, boreasa wind that blows from the north
ADVERBallnortherly, north, northwards, northwardin a northern direction
northerly > pronunciation
Soundsnao'rdherliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > northerly: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsituated in or oriented toward the north.
Example "going in a northerly direction"
Synonymnorthern
Broadernorthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
Adverbsnortherlyin a northern direction
English > northerly: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningComing from the north; used especially of wind.
Example "the winds are northerly"
Synonymnorthern
Broadernorthsituated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
Spanishdel norte, nórdico, norteño, septentrional
Catalannòrdic, septentrional
Nounsnorthera wind that blows from the north
English > northerly: 4 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA wind that blows from the north.
Synonymsnorth wind, norther, boreas
Narrowerbise, bizeA dry cold north wind in southeastern France
mistralA strong north wind that blows in France during the winter
tramontane, tramontanaA cold dry wind that blows south out of the mountains into Italy and the western Mediterranean
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishaquilón, bóreas, cierzo, tramontana, viento del norte
Catalanaquiló, bòrees, cerç, tramuntana, vent nord
English > northerly: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a northern direction.
Synonymsnorth, northwards, northward
Adjectivesnortherlysituated in or oriented toward the north

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