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landward

[ land-werd ]
/ ˈlænd wərd /
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adverb
Also landwards. 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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