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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From north +‎ westerly

AdjectiveEdit

northwesterly (comparative more northwesterly, superlative most northwesterly)

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

AdverbEdit

northwesterly (comparative more northwesterly, superlative most northwesterly)

  1. From the northwest

NounEdit

northwesterly (plural northwesterlies)

  1. A strong wind or storm from the northwest.