noun, plural north·er·lies.
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I’m drawn to cold climates and northerly latitudes — and wherever harsh weather exists, you’re likely to find tough wool sweaters knitted for the purpose of surviving it.Sweater weather transports this writer to places like Scotland, Ireland and Norway|Karen Gardiner|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Between this and the Channel we were delayed by a succession of northerly winds.
The river then trends in a northerly direction for seven miles, without any sinuosity of consequence.
Adiutrix for work elsewhere, it recalled both governor and legion, and gave up the more northerly of his nominal conquests.
AS the wolf is a native of cold climates, he must have passed northerly into America, since he is met with in both continents.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Accomentas, a band, or division of the Pawtucket Indians inhabiting the northerly part of Massachusetts in 1674.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft