southwards

See also: Southwards

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

south +‎ -wards

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

southwards (not comparable)

  1. In a southerly direction; towards the south.
    • 1943 November and December, G. T. Porter, “The Lines Behind the Lines in Burma”, in Railway Magazine, page 325:
      On the journey southwards over the flat, fertile plains, paddy fields stretched away on each side of the line, and the landscape was broken only by wooden villages and stately pagodas.

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