northward

[ nawrth-werd; Nautical nawr-th erd ]SEE DEFINITION OF northward

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NORTHWARD

Meantime a white film of fog spread down the bay from the northward.

The idea of a river flowing to the northward, was not, however, new.

The wind blew this day more from the northward, and was cooler.

It was likely to turn our river too far to the northward for our purpose.

It follows the watershed from the lake to Oneida, and clears the Mohawk Valley northward.

A little to the northward the Ramlat Pass was distinguishable.

Our canoes were turned into an arm of the lake leading to the northward.

Northward he would have to pass the mill and blacksmith's shop at the cross-roads.

Before Francisco had gained the sand-bank she was hull-down to the northward.

Being kind to it, sir, I should say that it's not more than a mile too much to the northward.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English norðweard; see north + -ward. Related: Northwards.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NORTHWARD

north

adverbtoward the top pole of the earth
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