Synonyms for easterly

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EASTERLY

So they rose into the air and disappeared in an easterly direction.

It can be cold in our village, even in early September, when there is an easterly storm.

We'll have rain and an easterly blow by night, see if we don't.

No barometer will give warning of an easterly gale, were it ever so wet.

Anselmo determined to leave France in an easterly direction.

Then you would have walked up the street from an easterly direction?

The most easterly one is β Persei, known as Algol, the famous variable.

Then I turned to the easterly tunnel, and pursued it till it branched.

His passing, and the coming of the easterly wind, were coincidental.

Easterly Deviation is applied exactly as easterly Variation.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from easter (late 14c.), variant of eastern + -ly (2). As a noun meaning "easterly wind," by 1901. Old English easterlic meant "pertaining to Easter."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EASTERLY

eastern

adjectiveconcerning the direction to the east
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