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Adjective: northeasterly  ,north'ees-tu(r)-lee
  1. Coming from the northeast
    "northeasterly winds";
    - northeast
  2. Situated in or oriented toward the northeast
    "the northeasterly part of the island";
    - northeastern, northeast
Noun: northeasterly  ,north'ees-tu(r)-lee
  1. A storm blowing from the northeast
    - northeaster, noreaster

Derived forms: northeasterlies

See also: north

Type of: storm, violent storm