southerly

Definitions of southerly
1

adj 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

adj 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

n a wind from the south

Synonyms:
south wind, souther
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

adv toward the south

“the ship turned southerly
Synonyms:
southward, southwards

adv from the south

“a wind blew southerly

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