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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;
[syn: north, due north, northward, N]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. moving toward the north;
- Example: "the northbound lane"
- Example: "we took the north train"
- Example: "the northward flow of traffic"
[syn: northbound, northward]


ADVERB (1)

1. in a northern direction;
- Example: "they earn more up north"
- Example: "Let's go north!"
[syn: north, northerly, northwards, northward]


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
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]
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]
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
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.