southerly Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “southerly” - English Dictionary

"southerly" in British English

See all translations


uk   /ˈsʌð.əl.i/  us   /-ɚ.li/
towards or in the ​south: We ​walked in a southerly ​direction. Los Cristianos is the most southerly ​resort on the ​island of Tenerife.southerly wind a ​wind that comes from the ​south

southerlynoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌð.əl.i/  us   /-ɚ.li/
a ​wind that comes from the ​south
(Definition of southerly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “southerly”
in Arabic جَنوبا…
in Korean 남쪽에…
in Portuguese do/para o sul…
in Catalan del/cap al sud…
in Japanese 南への, 南向きの, 南に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向南的,在南面的…
in Turkish güneye doğru, güneyden gelen…
in Russian движущийся на юг, южный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向南的,在南面的…
in Italian meridionale, del sud…
in Polish południowy, z południa…
What is the pronunciation of southerly?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

Word of the Day

Calling occupants of interplanetary craft
Calling occupants of interplanetary craft
by Colin McIntosh,
December 01, 2015
Are you a fan of shows like Doctor Who and Star Trek? Both shows have been around since the 1960s, and, not surprisingly, have generated some of their own vocabulary, some of which has now entered the Cambridge English Dictionary. The phenomenon of fandom, meaning “the state of being a fan of

Read More 

conversational user interface noun
conversational user interface noun
November 30, 2015
a computer interface that provides information to users in normal, conversational speech in response to spoken requests Nearly every major tech company—from Amazon to Intel to Microsoft to Google—is chasing the sort of conversational user interface that Kaplan and his colleagues at PARC imagined decades ago.

Read More