northbound northbound  /ˈnɔrθ baʊnd/


  • (adj) moving toward the north


  1. The Cairo-Alexandria Express roared down the northbound track, cutting a bloody swath through the crowd, killing 28.
  2. Already, more than 17,000 reservations have been booked by northbound tourists for this season, another 1,500 for next year.
  3. Up the northbound track, at a full 90 m.


  1. Traffic Alert: Northbound lanes of Ga. 21 in Springfield now open

    Northbound lanes of Ga. 21 at Wallace Drive in Springfield are now open following an accident with injuries that rerouted traffic.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

  2. Northbound traffic facing detours for two Skyway exit ramps

    Motorists heading into downtown Buffalo on the northbound Skyway (Route 5) will face detours Saturday if they want to use the exit ramps to Pearl Street or the northbound Niagara Thruway (I-190), the State Department of Transportation reports.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

  3. Northbound State Street lane to close for Erie Soap Box Derby on Saturday

    The northbound lane of State Street will be closed between 33rd and 38th streets in Erie on Saturday to accommodate the Erie Soap Box Derby. The lane will be closed from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News


  1. Answering a parliamentary question on Thursday, Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson said: "We have completed a technical feasibility study for a pilot project for bus hard shoulder running on an 8km stretch of the northbound M77 between J4 and J1...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Stewart Stevenson Source:

  2. Bloomberg explained that if, say, he wanted to change the direction of traffic on Fifth Avenue, "it may be a dumb idea, but tomorrow morning, there'd be a cop on every corner. Every sign would be changed. I mean, it would go northbound."
    on Sep 26, 2007 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: New York Observer

  3. "We did have a problem with one small area inside the northbound shoulder," Brown said. "That's where we first noticed the problem."
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: James Brown Source: Times Daily (registration)

Word of the Day
astral astral
/ˈæ strəl /