adverb or adjective south·ward \ˈsath-wərd\

: toward the south

Full Definition of SOUTHWARD

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

First Known Use of SOUTHWARD

before 12th century



Definition of SOUTHWARD

:  southward direction or part <sail to the southward>

First Known Use of SOUTHWARD

14th century


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