South southerly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • South southerly (Zoöl) the old squaw; -- so called in imitation of its cry. Called also southerly, and southerland. See under Old.
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Usage

In literature:

So at one of the most southerly points of the Kap-tsu-lan plain he secured a boat for the voyage south.
"The Black-Bearded Barbarian (George Leslie Mackay)" by Mary Esther Miller MacGregor, AKA Marion Keith
The long and narrow peninsula of Malacca, extending south-eastward from the territories of Birmah, forms the most southerly point of all Asia.
"Moby Dick; or The Whale" by Herman Melville
It now appeared that the Murray had taken a permanent southerly course; indeed, it might strictly be said that it ran away to the south.
"Two Expeditions in the Interior of Southern Australia, Volume II" by Charles Sturt
It now appeared that the Murray had taken a permanent southerly course; indeed, it might strictly be said that it ran away to the south.
"Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia, Complete" by Charles Sturt
The wind, during the last two days, was southerly, south-westerly, and westerly, freshening up during the afternoon.
"Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia" by Ludwig Leichhardt
We are south of Shackleton's last camp, so, I suppose, have made the most southerly camp.
"The Voyages of Captain Scott" by Charles Turley
Wind southerly; course South 20 degrees East; distance 9 miles; latitude 25 degrees 43 minutes South, longitude 41 degrees 8 minutes West.
"Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World" by James Cook
To the south of these are the Chulilau-Kunnees, and the Sehuan-Kunnees, who are the most southerly of the equestrian tribes.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 5" by Robert Kerr
In the night we stood towards the west-south-west with a southerly wind and got again into soundings.
"A Voyage to the South Sea" by William Bligh
The southerly wind lasted us a couple of days, and then veered gradually round to about south-west.
"For Treasure Bound" by Harry Collingwood
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In news:

MEMPHIS, TN--Southerly winds continue to transport moisture and mid level clouds into the Mid-South.
MEMPHIS, TN--Southerly flow continues to pump moisture into the Mid-South.
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