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English definition of “southeasterly”

southeasterly

adjective uk   /ˌsaʊθˈiː.stə.li/ us    /-stɚ-/
towards the southeast: The plane was flying in a southeasterly direction.Wind and windsStormy weather southeasterly wind a wind that comes from the southeastWind and windsStormy weather

southeasterly

noun [C] uk   /ˌsaʊθˈiː.stə.li/ us    /-stɚ-/
a wind that comes from the southeastWind and windsStormy weather
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