noun, plural south·er·lies.
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Formerly rare, now abundant in all the southerly third of the Park.Wild Animals at Home
Ernest Thompson Seton
Unexpected results had ensued from these trips in a southerly direction.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
Southerly, in North latitude; the reverse in the Southern hemisphere.Barometer and Weather Guide
They noted, however, that the party started in a southerly direction.
The adventurers had long passed the most southerly point of Spanish influence.Sea-Dogs All!