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northeasterly

adjective uk   /ˌnɔːˈθiː.stə.li/ us    /ˌnɔːrˈθiː.stɚ-/
towards the northeast: a northeasterly directionPoints of the compassDirection of motion northeasterly wind a wind that comes from the northeastWind and windsStormy weather

northeasterly

noun [C] uk   /ˌnɔːˈθiː.stə.li/ us    /ˌnɔːrˈθiː.stɚ-/
a wind that comes from the northeastWind and windsStormy weather
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