Definition of Southerlies

1. southerly [n] - See also: southerly



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Southerlies

southeast by south
southeaster
southeasterly
southeastern
southeastern pocket gopher
southeastern united states
southeasters
southeasts
southeastward
southeastwardly
southeastwards
southed
souther
southered
southerlies (current term)
southerliness
southerly
southerly buster
southern arrow wood
southern aster
southern beech
southern beech fern
southern belle
southern belles
southern blot
southern blue flag
southern bog lemming
southern bottlenose whale
southern bottlenose whales

Literary usage of Southerlies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to New Zealand by Bette Flagler (2005)
"Keep in mind: New Zealand is in the Southern Hemisphere and it's the southerlies that are cold - there's nothing between us and Antarctica! ..."

2. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"... with the head and feet cut off, and called by the venders by all names excepting old wives, squaws, noisy ducks, or south-southerlies. ..."

3. The Works of Theodore Roosevelt by Theodore Roosevelt (1906)
"From late fall until early spring the continuous musical clangor of the great flocks of sou'-sou'-southerlies, sounding across the steel-gray, ..."

4. The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros, 1595-1606 by Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, Clements Robert Markham, Basil Harrington Soulsby, Luis de Belmonte y Bermúdez, Gaspar Gonzalez de Leza, Juan de Torquemada, Luis Vaez de Torres, Diego de Prado y Tobar, Fernando de Castro (1904)
"... seeing that there was no chance of returning to the port, as that wind always continues till April, the period of southerlies, with the concurrence of ..."

5. The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros, 1595-1606 by Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, Clements Robert Markham, Basil Harrington Soulsby, Luis de Belmonte y Bermúdez, Gaspar Gonzalez de Leza, Juan de Torquemada, Luis Vaez de Torres, Diego de Prado y Tobar, Fernando de Castro (1904)
"... seeing that there was no chance of returning to the port, as that wind always continues till April, the period of southerlies, with the concurrence of ..."

6. The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic by Ernest Henry Shackleton, Hugh Robert Mill, Tannatt William Edgeworth David (1909)
"Though northerly winds prevail for a somewhat greater number of hours during the year than the southerlies, they are very light airs. ..."

7. Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter by Theodore Roosevelt (1908)
"the great flocks of sou'-sou'-southerlies, sounding across the steel-gray, wintry waves, is well known to all who sail the waters of the Sound. ..."

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