adverb or adjective north·ward \ˈnrth-wərd\

: toward the north

Full Definition of NORTHWARD

:  toward the north
north·wards \-wərdz\ adverb

First Known Use of NORTHWARD

before 12th century



Definition of NORTHWARD

:  northward direction or part <sail to the northward>

First Known Use of NORTHWARD

14th century


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