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English definition of “easterly”

easterly

adjective     /ˈiː.stəl.i/ US  /-stɚ.li/
in or towards the east , or blowing from the east : They were travelling in an easterly direction . The town is in the most easterly part of the country .Points of the compassDirection of motion easterly wind a wind that blows from from the east Wind and windsStormy weather
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