Northward



[nawrth-werd; Nautical nawr-th erd] /ˈnɔrθ wərd; Nautical ˈnɔr ðərd/

adverb
1.
Also, northwards, northwardly. toward the north.
adjective
2.
Also, northwardly. moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the north.
noun
3.
the northward part, direction, or point.
/ˈnɔːθwəd; nautical ˈnɔːðəd/
adjective
1.
moving, facing, or situated towards the north
noun
2.
the northward part, direction, etc; the north
adverb
3.
a variant of northwards
adv.

Old English norðweard; see north + -ward. Related: Northwards.

(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.

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