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northwestward

adverb or adjective north·west·ward \ nȯr(th)-ˈwes-twərd \
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of northwestward

: toward the northwest

northwestwards

play \nȯr(th)-ˈwes-twərdz\ adverb

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14th century

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northwestward

noun

Definition of northwestward

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1758

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northwestward

Definition of northwestward for English Language Learners

  • : toward the northwest


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