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south·er·ly

southerly

 
pronunciation:
suh thr li
parts of speech:
adjective & adverb, noun
part of speech: adjective & adverb
definition 1: of or toward the south.
This animal lives in a southerly climate.The path runs southerly for five miles.
definition 2: from the south.
A southerly storm threw our ship off course.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: southerlies
definition: a storm or wind coming from the south.
The captain says we need a strong southerly to reach our destination.