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Meaning of “westerly” - Learner’s Dictionary

westerly

adjective     /ˈwestəli/
DIRECTION towards or in the west: Senegal is the most westerly country in Africa.Points of the compassDirection of motion
WIND A westerly wind comes from the west: westerly breezesPoints of the compassDirection of motionWind and windsStormy weather
Translations of “westerly”
in Korean 서쪽의, 서쪽으로…
in Arabic في اتّجاه الغَرب…
in Portuguese do/para o oeste…
in Catalan de/cap a l’oest…
in Japanese 西の, 西への…
in Italian occidentale, da/verso ovest…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在西方的, 向西方的…
in Russian западный…
in Turkish batıya, batıda, batıdan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在西方的, 向西方的…
in Polish zachodni, z zachodu…
(Definition of westerly from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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