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English definition of “eastward”

eastward

adverb uk   /ˈiːst.wəd/ us    /-wɚd/ (also eastwards)
towards the east: They marched eastward towards the capital. The storm is moving slowly eastwards.

eastward

adjective uk   /ˈiːst.wəd/ us    /-wɚd/
towards the east: He was going in an eastward direction.
(Definition of eastward from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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