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easterly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
easterlyeas‧ter‧ly1 /ˈiːstəli $ -ərli/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 SGtowards or in the east 🔊 We drove off in an easterly direction.2 SGan easterly wind comes from the east
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easterlyThese easterly areas cater predominantly for caravans, camping and chalets, offering the tourist many facilities and entertainment.Do you think you could pull me up and then point me in an easterly direction once we're outside?Then do the same on an easterly or westerly heading.The most easterly section of the Siberian Line was the Kolyvano-Kuznetsk fortified Line.According to the map we were supposed to leave the road and take an easterly track up the plateau.On the other hand fetch is the limiting factor in the height of waves generated by easterly winds over the North Sea.Sunday, June 10, was a bad day-cold, with easterly winds.in an easterly directionDo you think you could pull me up and then point me in an easterly direction once we're outside?
Related topics: Geography
easterlyeasterly2 noun (plural easterlies) [countable] 🔊 🔊 SGa wind that comes from the east
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