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poleward

[ pohl-werd ]
/ ˈpoʊl wərd /

adverb

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

adjective

facing or moving toward the North or South Pole.

Nearby words

polemoniaceous, polenta, poler, poles apart, polestar, poleward, poley, poleyn, polglish, poli sci, poliakoff

Origin of poleward

First recorded in 1870–75; pole2 + -ward
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