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southernly

[ suhth-ern-lee ]
/ ˈsʌð ərn li /
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adjective

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Origin of southernly

First recorded in 1585–95; southern + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM southernly

south·ern·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for southernly

southernly
/ (ˈsʌðənlɪ) /

adjective, adverb

a less common word for southerly
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