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English definition of “easterly”

easterly

adjective     /ˈiːstəli/
DIRECTION towards or in the east : The river flows in an easterly direction .Points of the compassDirection of motion
WIND An easterly wind comes from the east : a strong , easterly breeze Points of the compassDirection of motion
(Definition of easterly adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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