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northerly

adjective uk   /ˈnɔː.ðəl.i/ us    /ˈnɔːr.ðɚ.li/
towards or in the north: They walked in a northerly direction across the desert. There are plans to build a hotel on the most northerly point of the island. northerly wind a wind that comes from the north

northerly

noun [C] uk   /ˈnɔː.ðəl.i/ us    /ˈnɔːr.ðɚ.li/
a wind that comes from the north
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