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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the winds from the west that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth;
[syn: prevailing westerly, westerly]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. of wind; from the west;
[syn: westerly, western]

2. moving toward the west;
- Example: "westbound pioneers"
[syn: westbound, westerly, westward]


ADVERB (2)

1. toward the west;
- Example: "we began to steer away westerly"- Daniel Defoe

2. from the west;
- Example: "the wind blew westerly"

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5 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Westerly \West"er*ly\, a. Of or pertaining to the west; toward the west; coming from the west; western. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Westerly \West"er*ly\, adv. Toward the west; westward. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

westerly adv 1: toward the west; "we began to steer away westerly"- Daniel Defoe 2: from the west; "the wind blew westerly" [ant: easterly] adj 1: of wind; from the west [syn: westerly, western] 2: moving toward the west; "westbound pioneers" [syn: westbound, westerly, westward] n 1: the winds from the west that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth [syn: prevailing westerly, westerly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "westerly": Euroclydon, Tehuantepec wind, Tehuantepecer, antarctic, arctic, austral, bise, boreal, east, east wind, eastbound, easter, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, gregale, hyperborean, levanter, meridional, mistral, north, north wind, northbound, northeast, northeaster, northeasterly, northeastern, norther, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwester, northwesterly, northwestern, occidental, oriental, south, south wind, southbound, southeast, southeaster, southeasterly, southeastern, souther, southerly, southerly buster, southern, southernmost, southwest, southwester, southwesterly, southwestern, tramontane, west, west wind, westbound, wester, western, westernmost
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Westerly, RI -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Rhode Island Population (2000): 17682 Housing Units (2000): 7812 Land area (2000): 15.973258 sq. miles (41.370546 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.517786 sq. miles (1.341059 sq. km) Total area (2000): 16.491044 sq. miles (42.711605 sq. km) FIPS code: 76820 Located within: Rhode Island (RI), FIPS 44 Location: 41.374807 N, 71.818730 W ZIP Codes (1990): 02891 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Westerly, RI Westerly