Pronunciation: (nôrth'wurd; Naut.nôr'&thslash;urd), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/northward.html on line 77 [key]
Also,north'wards.toward the north.
moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the north.
the northward part, direction, or point. Also,north'ward•ly (for defs. 1, 2).
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