[ land-werd ]
/ ˈlænd wərd /


Also land·wards. toward the land or interior.


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for landward

/ (ˈlændwəd) /


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


a variant of landwards
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