- having an eastward direction or situation.
- coming from the east: an eastwardly wind.
- toward the east.
- from the east.
Origin of eastwardly
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Examples from the Web for eastwardly
The Chippewas affirm that this was the last time the buffalo crossed the Mississippi eastwardly.
Although the eastwardly current be not commonly found at the surface in Bass' Strait, it is not lost.A Voyage to Terra Australis
Winding out of the meadows of the Alameda, eastwardly over the Coast Range defiles, the train advances.The Little Lady of Lagunitas
Richard Henry Savage
Its general course, so far as he could learn, was eastwardly, and was therefore favorable to him.Camp-fire and Wigwam
Edward Sylvester Ellis
There it turns off eastwardly, having formed by its eddy, at this turn, the Banks of Newfoundland.