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northeastward

[ nawrth-eest-werd; Nautical nawr-eest-werd ]
/ ˌnɔrθˈist wərd; Nautical ˌnɔrˈist wərd /
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adverb, adjective

Also north·east·ward·ly. toward the northeast.

noun

the northeast.

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Origin of northeastward

First recorded in 1545–55; northeast + -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for northeastward

northeastward
/ (ˌnɔːθˈiːstwəd, nautical ˌnɔːrˈiːstwəd) /

adjective

towards or (esp of a wind) from the northeast

noun

a direction towards or area in the northeast

Derived forms of northeastward

northeastwardly, adjective, adverb
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