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adjective as in boreal

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Then, some subset of travelers departed in a northerly direction while the others departed in a southerly direction.

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.

We have a northerly aspect, so our snow is preserved, and we have modern snowmaking.

Light to moderate northerly breezes near 10 mph would gust near 20 mph midday into the midafternoon hours.

The most northerly sites were in the Orkney Islands, north of Scotland.

Between this and the Channel we were delayed by a succession of northerly winds.

The river then trends in a northerly direction for seven miles, without any sinuosity of consequence.

Adiutrix for work elsewhere, it recalled both governor and legion, and gave up the more northerly of his nominal conquests.

AS the wolf is a native of cold climates, he must have passed northerly into America, since he is met with in both continents.

Accomentas, a band, or division of the Pawtucket Indians inhabiting the northerly part of Massachusetts in 1674.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to northerly, such as: arctic, north, northern, northward, and polar.

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