from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Situated toward the south.
  • adj. Coming or being from the south: southerly winds.
  • n. A storm or wind coming from the south.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A wind blowing from the south.
  • adj. coming from the south.
  • adj. Facing the south; directed towards the south.
  • adj. Located towards the south
  • adv. In a southward direction or position; towards the south.
  • adv. From the south.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Southern.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lying in the south or in a direction nearly south: as, a southerly point.
  • Proceeding from the south or a point nearly south.
  • n. Same as south-southerly.
  • Toward the south.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. toward the south
  • adj. situated in or oriented toward the south
  • adv. from the south
  • n. a wind from the south
  • adj. from the south; used especially of wind


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