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Definition of "northwestward" []

  • Toward, to, or in the northwest. (adverb)
  • A northwestward direction, point, or region. (noun)

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 "northwestward" in a sentence
  • "We left Horse Prairie on the last day of the month, and crossing the mountain northwestward, descended into the Big"
  • "Off to the northwestward were the rugged blue crags of the"
  • "China's National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center said it could produce waves of six to nine meters as it churns northwestward through the East China Sea at about 15 kilometers per hour."