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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a wind that blows from the north;
[syn: north wind, northerly, norther, boreas]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. situated in or oriented toward the north;
- Example: "the northern suburbs"
- Example: "going in a northerly direction"
[syn: northerly, northern]

2. coming from the north; used especially of wind;
- Example: "the north wind doth blow"
- Example: "a northern snowstorm"
- Example: "the winds are northerly"
[syn: northerly, northern]


ADVERB (1)

1. in a northern direction;
- Example: "they earn more up north"
- Example: "Let's go north!"
[syn: north, northerly, northwards, northward]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 v.0.48:

Northerly \North"er*ly\, adv. Toward the north. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

northerly adv 1: in a northern direction; "they earn more up north"; "Let's go north!" [syn: north, northerly, northwards, northward] adj 1: situated in or oriented toward the north; "the northern suburbs"; "going in a northerly direction" [syn: northerly, northern] 2: coming from the north; used especially of wind; "the north wind doth blow"; "a northern snowstorm"; "the winds are northerly" [syn: northerly, northern] n 1: a wind that blows from the north [syn: north wind, northerly, norther, boreas]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

46 Moby Thesaurus words for "northerly": N, antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, hyperborean, meridional, north, north about, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northern, northernmost, northward, northwardly, northwards, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, norward, occidental, oriental, south, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern, southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, west, westbound, westerly, western, westernmost