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northward

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adverb or adjective north·ward \ ˈnȯrth-wərd \

Definition of northward

:toward the north

northwards

play \ˈnȯrth-wərdz\ adverb

First Known Use of northward

before 12th century


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northward

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Definition of northward

:northward direction or part
  • sail to the northward

First Known Use of northward

14th century


NORTHWARD Defined for English Language Learners

northward

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adverb

Definition of northward for English Language Learners

  • : toward the north


NORTHWARD Defined for Kids

northward

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adverb or adjective north·ward \ ˈnȯrth-wərd \

Definition of northward for Students

:toward the north The storm is moving northward.

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