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northwesterly

adjective uk   /ˌnɔːθˈwes.təl.i/ us    /ˌnɔːrθˈwes.t̬ɚ.li/
towards the northwest: a northwesterly directionPoints of the compassDirection of motion northwesterly wind a wind that comes from the northwestWind and windsStormy weather

northwesterly

noun [C] uk   /ˌnɔːθˈwes.təl.i/ us    /ˌnɔːrθˈwes.t̬ɚ.li/
a wind that comes from the northwestWind and windsStormy weather
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