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poleward

[pohl-werd]
adverb
  1. Also pole·wards. toward a pole of the earth; toward the North or South Pole.
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adjective
  1. 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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