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northwestwards

[nawrth-west-werdz; Nautical nawr-west-werdz]
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adverb
  1. northwestward.

northwestward

[nawrth-west-werd; Nautical nawr-west-werd]
adverb, adjective
  1. Also north·west·ward·ly. toward the northwest.
noun
  1. the northwest.

Origin of northwestward

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at northwest, -ward
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Examples from the Web for northwestwards

Historical Examples

  • The magnificent view up Blackmore Vale and northwestwards toward Yeovil is worth the journey to see.

    Wanderings in Wessex

    Edric Holmes


British Dictionary definitions for northwestwards

northwestwards

northwestward

adverb
  1. towards or (esp of a wind) from the northwest

northwestward

adjective
  1. towards or (esp of a wind) from the northwest
noun
  1. a direction towards or area in the northwest
Derived Formsnorthwestwardly, adjective, adverb
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