northerly

Definitions of northerly
1

adj situated in or oriented toward the north

“going in a northerly direction”
Synonyms:
northern
north
situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north

adj coming from the north; used especially of wind

“the winds are northerly
Synonyms:
northern
north
situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north

adv in a northern direction

Synonyms:
north, northward, northwards

n a wind that blows from the north

Synonyms:
boreas, north wind, norther
Types:
bise, bize
a dry cold north wind in southeastern France
mistral
a strong north wind that blows in France during the winter
tramontana, tramontane
a cold dry wind that blows south out of the mountains into Italy and the western Mediterranean
Type of:
air current, current of air, wind
air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

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