What is northerly?

  • (adj): Coming from the north; used especially of wind.
    Example: "The winds are northerly"
    Synonyms: northern
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Northerly (17 October 1996 – 9 May 2012) was an Australian racehorse who is considered arguably Australia's best middle distance Thoroughbred horse of the early 2000s. Northerly, trained by Western Australian harness racing legend Fred Kersley, won nine Group One (G1) races, including the Australian Cup twice, and the Cox Plate, regarded as the Weight for Age championship of Australasia, also on two occasions.

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Northerly Island
... Northerly Island is a 91-acre (370,000 m2) man-made peninsula along Chicago's lakefront ... The site of the Adler Planetarium, Northerly Island connects to the mainland through a narrow isthmus along Solidarity Drive dominated by Neoclassical sculptures of Kościuszko, Havliček ...
Northerly Island - History
... The idea for Northerly Island began with Daniel Burnham’s “Plan of Chicago” which called for the creation of Northerly Island as a lakefront park at the northern end of a five-island ... In the image to the upper right, Northerly Island forms the southern border of Chicago Harbor (now Monroe Harbor) ... began in 1920 when Chicago voters approved a $20 million bond issue to create Northerly Island, with construction completed by 1925 ...
Northerly - Pedigree
... Pedigree of Northerly (Aus) Sire Serheed (USA) 1980  Nijinsky (Can) 1967  Northern Dancer (Can) 1961 Nearctic (Can) Natalma (USA) Flaming Page (Can ...
List Of Michigan County-Designated Highways - Highways in F Zone - F-17
... followed Henderson Lake Road west of Prescott from the Ogemaw/Arenac county line northerly to F-26, northerly along the north-south portion of Greenwood Road (co-designated with F-26), northerly again along Shady ...
North Isles - Extreme Points
... The group also contains the most northerly land of the United Kingdom and Shetland at Out Stack near Muckle Flugga, and its most northerly settlement Skaw on Unst ... These also happen to be the most northerly British territorial claims currently in existence, since Canadian independence, in contradistinction to those of Cornwall, which only ... In similar fashion, Britain's most northerly maritime claims are also based on these islands, having great effect on its fishing and oil industries ...

More definitions of "northerly":

  • (adj): Situated in or oriented toward the north.
    Example: "Going in a northerly direction"
    Synonyms: northern

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    Remembering the Strait of Belle Isle or
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