northerly

  • 1 Northerly — With jockey Mark Flaherty, 2004 Turnbull Stakes. Sire Serheed (USA) Grandsire Nijinsky II Dam No …

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  • 2 Northerly — North er*ly, a. Of or pertaining to the north; toward the north, or from the north; northern. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Northerly — North er*ly, adv. Toward the north. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 northerly — ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB 1) in a northward position or direction. 2) (of a wind) blowing from the north. ► NOUN ▪ a north wind …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 northerly — [nôr′thərlē] adj., adv. 1. in or toward the north 2. from the north, as a wind n. pl. northerlies a wind from the north …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 northerly — [[t]nɔ͟ː(r)ðə(r)li[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A northerly point, area, or direction is to the north or towards the north. Fetlaw is the most northerly island in the British Isles... I wanted to go a more northerly route across Montana. Syn:… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 northerly — north|er|ly [ nɔrðərli ] adjective toward or in the north: the most northerly point of the island sailing in a northerly direction a. a northerly wind blows from the north …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 northerly — UK [ˈnɔː(r)ðə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈnɔrðərlɪ] adjective a) towards or in the north the most northerly point of the island sailing in a northerly direction b) a northerly wind blows from the north …

    English dictionary

  • 9 northerly — I. adjective or adverb Etymology: 3north + erly (as in easterly) Date: 1551 1. situated toward or belonging to the north < the northerly border > 2. coming from the north < a northerly wind > II …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 northerly — nor|ther|ly [ˈno:ðəli US ˈno:rðərli] adj 1.) towards or in the north ▪ We set off in a northerly direction . 2.) a northerly wind comes from the north …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 northerly — adjective 1 towards or in the north: a northerly direction 2 a northerly wind comes from the north …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 northerly — northerliness, n. /nawr dheuhr lee/, adj., adv., n., pl. northerlies. adj. 1. moving, directed, or situated toward the north. 2. (esp. of a wind) coming from the north: a northerly gale. adv. 3. toward the north. 4. from the north. n. 5. a wind… …

    Universalium

  • 13 northerly — adj. Northerly is used with these nouns: ↑breeze, ↑direction, ↑gale, ↑wind …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 northerly — [ˈnɔːðəli] adj 1) a northerly wind blows from the north 2) towards or in the north …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 15 northerly — north, northern, northerly see east …

    Modern English usage

  • 16 northerly — 1. noun A wind blowing from the north. Syn: boreas Ant: auster, southerly 2. adjective a) Facing the north; directed towards the north …

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  • 17 northerly — Synonyms and related words: N, antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, hyperborean, meridional, north, north about, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northern,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 northerly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. boreal, northern, polar; see arctic , north 1 , 2 , 3 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 northerly — north·er·ly || nÉ”rðəlɪ / nɔː adj. moving or facing northward; situated in the north; coming from the north …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 northerly — adjective & adverb 1》 in a northward position or direction. 2》 (of a wind) blowing from the north. noun (plural northerlies) a wind blowing from the north …

    English new terms dictionary


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