southerly

Definitions of southerly
  1. adjective
    situated in or oriented toward the south
    “took a southerly course”
    synonyms: southern
    south
    situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
  2. adjective
    from the south; used especially of wind
    “a hot southerly wind”
    “the winds are southerly
    synonyms: southern
    south
    situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the south
  3. noun
    a wind from the south
    synonyms: south wind, souther
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    type of:
    air current, current, current of air, wind
    air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
  4. adverb
    toward the south
    “the ship turned southerly
    synonyms: southward, southwards
  5. adverb
    from the south
    “a wind blew southerly
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