- having a westward direction or situation: the westwardly migration of the 1850s.
- toward the west.
Origin of westwardly
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Upwards, and onwards, and steering ever a Westwardly course.Mathieu Ropars: et cetera
The centre of the district mentioned is the westwardly flowing part of the Colorado.Our Italy
Charles Dudley Warner
The railway carries us westwardly to Ameca, a picturesque town, and thence the saddle is our means of conveyance.Mexico
Charles Reginald Enock
Wind northerly and westwardly; thermometer as on the 3d, 4th, and 5th; but the air does not feel to be as cold as those days.
It extends eastwardly and westwardly, and the "Lion's Head" is first seen as you approach from the eastward.Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas
W. Hastings Macaulay