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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Easterly  \East"er*ly\,  a. 
  1.  Coming  from  the  east;  as  it  was  easterly  wind. 
 
  2.  Situated,  directed,  or  moving  toward  the  east;  as  the 
  easterly  side  of  a  lake;  an  easterly  course  or  voyage. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Easterly  \East"er*ly\,  adv 
  Toward,  or  in  the  direction  of  the  east. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  easterly 
  adj  1:  lying  in  or  toward  the  east;  "the  east  side  of  NY";  "eastern 
  cities"  [syn:  {eastern}] 
  2:  from  the  east;  used  especially  of  winds;  "an  east  wind"; 
  "the  winds  are  easterly"  [syn:  {eastern}] 
  n  :  a  wind  from  the  east  [syn:  {east  wind},  {easter}] 
  adv  :  from  the  east;  "the  winds  blew  easterly  all  night"  [ant:  {westerly}] 




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