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English definition of “easterly”

easterly

adjective uk   /ˈiː.stəl.i/ us    /-stɚ.li/
in or towards the east, or blowing from the east: They were travelling in an easterly direction. The town is in the most easterly part of the country.Points of the compassDirection of motion easterly wind a wind that blows from from the eastWind and windsStormy weather

easterly

noun [C] uk   /ˈiː.stəl.i/ us    /-stɚ.li/
a wind that blows from the eastWind and windsStormy weather
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