city·​ward
variants: or citywards \ -​wə(r)dz \

Definition of cityward

: to or toward the city cityward migration hastening cityward

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First Known Use of cityward

1712, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cityward

Middle English cite-ward, from cite, citie city + -ward

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“Cityward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cityward. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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