Definition of “northerly” - English Dictionary

“northerly” in British English

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northerlyadjective

uk /ˈnɔː.ðəl.i/ us /ˈnɔːr.ðɚ.li/

northerlynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnɔː.ðəl.i/ us /ˈnɔːr.ðɚ.li/

a wind that comes from the north

(Definition of “northerly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“northerly” in American English

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northerlyadjective

us /ˈnɔr·ðər·li/

toward or near the north:

a northerly route

(Definition of “northerly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)