- toward the equator: a ship sailing equatorward.
- facing or tending toward the equator.
Origin of equatorward
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Examples from the Web for equatorward
The rainy and dry seasons are most marked at the equatorward margins of the belt.
The moisture would be precipitated on the equatorward slopes of the subtropical mountain ranges.Climatic Changes