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west·er·ly / ˈwestərlē/ • adj. & adv. in a westward position or direction: [as adj.] the westerly end of Sunset Boulevard | [as adv.] our plan was to keep westerly. ∎  (of a wind) blowing from the west: [as adj.] a stiff westerly breeze. • n. (often westerlies) a wind blowing from the west. ∎  (westerlies) the belt of prevailing westerly winds in the mid-latitudes of the northern and southern hemispheres.

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Westerly, town (1990 pop. 21,605), Washington co., extreme SW R.I., between the Pawcatuck River and Block Island Sound; inc. 1669. Formerly important industries include textile manufacturing (dating from 1814), and granite quarrying (since c.1850). Westerly's current manufactures include musical instruments, and there is a substantial trade market. The town, which serves as a bedroom community and a popular resort, actually embraces 11 different villages. A bridge (1932) connects the village of Westerly with Connecticut.

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Wes·ter·ly / ˈwestərlē/ an industrial and resort town in southwestern Rhode Island, on the Connecticut border; pop. 22,966.

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westerlies Popular term for the prevailing, eastward-moving airstreams in the mid-latitudes of the northern and southern hemispheres.

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