northwesterly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From north +‎ westerly

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

northwesterly ‎(comparative more northwesterly, superlative most northwesterly)

  1. situated in, or pointing to, the northwest
  2. (chiefly of a wind) coming from the northwest

Adverb[edit]

northwesterly ‎(comparative more northwesterly, superlative most northwesterly)

  1. From the northwest