Meaning of southerly

south•er•ly

Pronunciation: (su'ur-lē), [key]
— adj., adv., n., pl. -lies.
—adj., adv.
  1. toward the south: a southerly course.
  2. (esp. of a wind) coming from the south: a gentle southerly breeze.
—n.
  1. a wind that blows from the south.
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