toward or from the south.
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How to use southwardly in a sentence
We were an hour in crossing the lake southwardly from this point, which would give a mean rate of five miles.Summary Narrative of an Exploratory Expedition to the Sources of the Mississippi River, in 1820 | Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
It lies a little above the bay where the river bends and runs south from there, so that you can see down the river southwardly.Out of the Hurly-Burly | Charles Heber Clark
We kept our course southwardly for four days after giving up the search for Glass's islands, without meeting with any ice at all.
We here again sounded, and found a current setting still southwardly, and at the rate of three quarters of a mile per hour.
Upon sounding with two hundred fathoms, we here found a current setting southwardly at the rate of half a mile per hour.