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Definition of "northbound" []

  • Going toward the north. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "northbound" in a sentence
  • "Or, my personal favorite, slipping through a break in northbound traffic and waiting in the "safe space" of the yellow line for southbound traffic to abate."
  • "But the latest plan has the traffic flowing southbound †"or downhill â€" rather than northbound, which is what city officials originally envisioned."
  • "Eastbound state Route 78 at Barham Drive in San Marcos was the most congested rush-hour spot in San Diego County in 2009, bypassing notorious choke points such as northbound Interstate 5 through Del Mar and Solana Beach."