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northward

adverb uk   /ˈnɔːθ.wəd/ us    /ˈnɔːrθ.wɚd/ (also northwards)
towards the north: The dust from the volcano spread northward. The plane turned northwards.Points of the compassDirection of motion

northward

adjective uk   /ˈnɔːθ.wəd/ us    /ˈnɔːrθ.wɚd/
towards the north: She cycled off in a northward direction.Points of the compassDirection of motion
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