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English definition of “southerly”

southerly

adjective uk   /ˈsʌð.əl.i/ us    /-ɚ.li/
towards or in the south: We walked in a southerly direction. Los Cristianos is the most southerly resort in Tenerife.Points of the compassDirection of motion southerly wind a wind that comes from the southWind and windsStormy weather

southerly

noun [C] uk   /ˈsʌð.əl.i/ us    /-ɚ.li/
a wind that comes from the southWind and windsStormy weather
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