[nawrth-eest-werd; Nautical nawr-eest-werd]
- Also north·east·ward·ly. toward the northeast.
- the northeast.
Origin of northeastward
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Examples from the Web for northeastward
He trotted and cantered all the afternoon northeastward among low hills, passing many untroubled farm-yards, but little soldiery.The Debatable Land
Admiral10 Beatty altered course to the eastward and subsequently to northeastward, the enemy being sighted at 3.31 P.M.A True Account of the Battle of Jutland, May 31, 1916
Thomas Goddard Frothingham
He repaired immediately to the Valley of Yucay, in the high mountains of the northeastward of Cuzco.South American Fights and Fighters
Cyrus Townsend Brady
The island can hardly be called low as here stated, nor does it lie westward of Cephallenia, but northeastward.Homer's Odyssey
Denton J. Snider
After the birds reach the United States, the migration fans out northward and northeastward and seems to be more rapid.
- towards or (esp of a wind) from the northeast
- a direction towards or area in the northeast
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