northeastward

[nawrth-eest-werd; Nautical nawr-eest-werd]
noun
  1. the northeast.

Origin of northeastward

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

northeastward

adjective
  1. towards or (esp of a wind) from the northeast
noun
  1. a direction towards or area in the northeast
Derived Formsnortheastwardly, adjective, adverb
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