northerly


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northerly

a wind from the north
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We thought it best to hold on the same course, rather than turn more northerly, which might have brought us to the north-west part of Great Tartary, and into the Frozen Sea.
Then, one day, he announced that half his boys had deserted, for a hunting party from the bungalow had come across his northerly camp and he feared that they might have noticed the reduced numbers of his following.
Sometimes a westerly oily wind blew, and at other times an easterly oily wind, and sometimes it blew a northerly oily wind, and maybe a southerly oily wind; but whether it came from the Arctic snows, or was raised in the waste of the desert sands, it came alike to us laden with the fragrance of paraffine oil.
Before making any observations respecting them, I will give an account of a little excursion I made as far as the river Polanco, which is about seventy miles distant, in a northerly direction.
By midday, though we were well up in the northerly latitudes, the heat was sickening.
It came clear and cold, with a touch in the air like frost, and a northerly wind that blew the clouds away and made the stars bright.
131) AND EXTENDING NORTHERLY ALONG VT ROUTE 100 FOR A DISTANCE OF 42,875.
Over west Musandam governorate, it will be northerly light to moderate.
Surface winds: Northerly-westerly to Northerly, with speeds gusting between 10 and 30 km/hr.
This, forecasters say, will drag in northerly winds with blustery showers and rumbles of thunder.
I ATTENDED the consultation invitation by Birmingham Airport with regard to the proposed new flight paths in a northerly direction at Arden Hall in Castle Bromwich on Monday.
There could be some respite in store from the ongoing warm spell as the Qatar Met department has said temperatures are expected to return to their normal levels on Sunday (April 16) due to the influence of northerly winds.