poleward

[ pohl-werd ]
/ ˈpoʊl wərd /

adverb

Also polewards. toward a pole of the earth; toward the North or South Pole.

adjective

facing or moving toward the North or South Pole.

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Origin of poleward

First recorded in 1870–75; pole2 + -ward
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