north-easterly


north-easterly
/nɔθ-ˈistəli/ (say nawth-'eestuhlee)

adjective
1. moving, directed, or situated towards the north-east.
2. coming from the north-east, as a wind.
adverb
3. towards the north-east.
4. from the north-east.
noun
5. a wind from the north-east.
Also, northeasterly. especially Nautical, nor'-easterly.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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