northwards northwards


  • (adv) in a northern direction



  1. We finally start to move, slowly, feet shuffling northwards toward Ferdowsi Square several kilometers away.
  2. The site was northwards of the site where the Piltdown Man was discovered, on the shore of a warm North Sea which then had no outlet channel between France and England.
  3. Ten hours later the steamer Aztec sighted them progressing mysteriously northwards, 463 miles north of the Azores.


  1. Tour de France 2013, Stage 3: Route, TV schedule and more

    The 2013 Tour de France continues on Monday with the third stage as the riders spend their last day on Corsica. The race will go northwards along the west coast of the island from Ajaccio to Calvi.
    on July 1, 2013     Source:

  2. Public Service Announcement: Canadian Armed Forces Helicopters in Ottawa Area

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 26, 2013) - Three Canadian military helicopters will conduct flying operations in the Ottawa area and then proceed northwards towards Pembroke, Ontario, on the afternoon of Thursday, June 27, 2013. These three Canadian Armed Forces aircraft will fly at an altitude no lower than 500 feet above ground.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Marketwire


  1. "The decision to fight a war was the correct one...... Its objective was to remove Hezbollah from the frontier area and push it back northwards...... The objectives were reasonable," Olmert said.
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Ehud Olmert Source: AFP

  2. "This was a turning-point in the Arab Revolt, which was about to expand northwards from the Hijaz into what are now Jordan and Syria," Mr. Lawrence said. "Expansion would require more British liaison officers. Twenty-Seven Articles, printed...
    on Jan 20, 2010 By: TE Lawrence Source: New York Times (blog)

  3. "Heavy rain and thunder is coming from the continent to Kent and Sussex then moving northwards through East Anglia, the Midlands, Yorkshire as far as the Edinburgh area," said John Hammond, a forecaster. "When you get torrential downpours...
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: John Hammond Source:

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