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5 definitions found
 for northward
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Northward \North"ward\, a. [AS. nor[eth]weard.]
     Toward the north; nearer to the north than to the east or
     west point.
     [1913 Webster] Northward

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Northward \North"ward\, Northwards \North"wards\, adv.
     Toward the north, or toward a point nearer to the north than
     to the east or west point.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  northward
      adv 1: in a northern direction; "they earn more up north";
             "Let's go north!" [syn: north, northerly,
             northwards, northward]
      adj 1: moving toward the north; "the northbound lane"; "we took
             the north train"; "the northward flow of traffic" [syn:
             northbound, northward]
      n 1: the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
           [syn: north, due north, northward, N]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "northward":
     N, cardinal points, compass card, compass rose, degrees, east,
     eastward, half points, lubber line, north, north about, northeast,
     northerly, northwardly, northwards, northwest, norward, occident,
     orient, quarter points, rhumb, south, southeast, southward,
     southwest, sunrise, sunset, west, westward
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Northward
     (Heb. tsaphon), a "hidden" or "dark place," as opposed to the
     sunny south (Deut. 3:27). A Hebrew in speaking of the points of
     the compass was considered as always having his face to the
     east, and hence "the left hand" (Gen. 14:15; Job 23:9) denotes
     the north. The "kingdoms of the north" are Chaldea, Assyria,
     Media, etc.
     

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