landward

[ land-werd ]
/ ˈlænd wərd /

adverb

Also land·wards. toward the land or interior.

adjective

lying, facing, or tending toward the land or away from the coast.
being in the direction of the land: a landward breeze.

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Origin of landward

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at land, -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for landward

landward
/ (ˈlændwəd) /

adjective

lying, facing, or moving towards land
in the direction of the land

adverb

a variant of landwards
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