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synonyms for northerly

  • arctic
  • north
  • northern
  • northward
  • polar
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How to use northerly in a sentence

Then, some subset of travelers departed in a northerly direction while the others departed in a southerly direction.
CAN YOU CATCH THE GRASSHOPPER?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSJUNE 10, 2022FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It’s because any water spilled into the northerly-flowing river’s 1,750-square-mile watershed eventually empties out through that small river mouth just south of the Imperial Beach pier.
MORNING REPORT: TIJUANA RIVER SURGING AGAIN, THIS TIME IT’S NOT PURE POOVOICE OF SAN DIEGOMARCH 3, 2022VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
We have a northerly aspect, so our snow is preserved, and we have modern snowmaking.
THE 10 CHEAPEST SKI TOWNS FOR RENTERSERILEYFEBRUARY 25, 2022OUTSIDE ONLINE
Light to moderate northerly breezes near 10 mph would gust near 20 mph midday into the midafternoon hours.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: COOL AND SUNNY TODAY WITH A SLOW WARMING TREND STARTING THIS WEEKENDA. CAMDEN WALKERNOVEMBER 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The most northerly sites were in the Orkney Islands, north of Scotland.
COMMON PARASITE MAY HELP MUSSELS SURVIVE HEAT WAVESSID PERKINSJUNE 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The more northerly kelp forests also lack sea otters, an urchin predator that is common farther south.
URCHIN TAKEOVER UNDERLIES CALIFORNIA’S VANISHING KELP FORESTSANUSHREE DAVEMAY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
I’m drawn to cold climates and northerly latitudes — and wherever harsh weather exists, you’re likely to find tough wool sweaters knitted for the purpose of surviving it.
SWEATER WEATHER TRANSPORTS THIS WRITER TO PLACES LIKE SCOTLAND, IRELAND AND NORWAYKAREN GARDINERDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Between this and the Channel we were delayed by a succession of northerly winds.
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The river then trends in a northerly direction for seven miles, without any sinuosity of consequence.
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Adiutrix for work elsewhere, it recalled both governor and legion, and gave up the more northerly of his nominal conquests.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO NORTHERLY

  • arctic
  • boreal
  • cold
  • frozen
  • hyperborean
  • northbound
  • northerly
  • northern
  • northmost
  • northward
  • polar
  • septentrional
  • toward North Pole
  • tundra
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