from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Situated toward the south.
  • adjective Coming or being from the south.
  • noun A storm or wind coming from the south.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Southern.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A wind blowing from the south.
  • adjective coming from the south.
  • adjective Facing the south; directed towards the south.
  • adjective Located towards the south
  • adverb In a southward direction or position; towards the south.
  • adverb From the south.

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

  • adverb toward the south
  • adjective situated in or oriented toward the south
  • adverb from the south
  • noun a wind from the south
  • adjective from the south; used especially of wind


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