southerly


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southerly

1. towards or in the direction of the south
2. from the south
3. a wind from the south
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We were coming out of the ice-pack on our way home, with head winds and a week's southerly gale, when we picked up a little craft that had been blown north.
The trail made a detour to the east of the village of the Wamabos, and then returned to the wide elephant path nearer to the river, where it continued in a southerly direction for several miles.
It often rained heavily, but the drying southerly winds soon again rendered the walks pleasant.
He had a fine voice; sang "A southerly wind and a cloudy sky"; and gave the "whoop" in chorus with general applause.
which was contrary to my desire, for had it blown southerly I had been sure to have made the coast of Spain, and at least reached to the bay of Cadiz; but my resolutions were, blow which way it would, I would be gone from that horrid place where I was, and leave the rest to fate.
I am always serious, but just now I am a little excited by the glorious fact that a southerly wind and a cloudy sky proclaim a hunting evening.
The centre said southerly wind has been accelerated in most areas kicking up dust and sand.
One of the worst case scenarios would be for the front to develop into a 'Southerly Buster', in which case the race would start in a NE sea breeze which would turn fresh to strong (sometimes gale force) and gusty southerly along the NSW south coast behind the front.
High pressure currently over Europe is set to drift northwards bringing warm southerly winds and sunshine across most parts of the UK.
QAR archaeological field director Chris Southerly said the team knew it would lose days due to bad weather.
The drawing room has a walk-in bay window and French doors that open on to the southerly facing terrace.
The evening performance was the culmination of months of work with local folk music outfit Blow the Wind Southerly, led by Peter Harrison.

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