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or citywards

[sit-ee-werd] /ˈsɪt i wərd/
to, toward, or in the direction of the city.
Origin of cityward
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at city, -ward Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In saying good night to his hostess, Burr lingered after the other guests had trundled off cityward in their carriages.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • Then just beyond the bar two more of the remaining boats fell off and headed cityward; a third immediately did likewise.

    A Man's Woman Frank Norris
  • By it a horse-car jangled, one way only, cityward, at intervals of twelve minutes.

    Hints to Pilgrims Charles Stephen Brooks
  • Workers bound cityward fought for places inside trams and buses.

    Dope Sax Rohmer
  • A Waterloo train conveyed him cityward, and, avoiding the haunts of his associates, he dined at a restaurant in the Strand.

    In Friendship's Guise Wm. Murray Graydon

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