southward

[south-werd; Nautical suhth-erd]
adjective
1.
moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the south.
2.
coming from the south, as a wind.
adverb
3.
Also, southwards. toward the south; south.
noun
4.
the southward part, direction, or point.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English sūth weard. See south, -ward

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southward (ˈsaʊθwəd, nautical ˈsʌðəd)
 
adj
1.  situated, directed, or moving towards the south
 
n
2.  the southward part, direction, etc; the south
 
adv
3.  a variant of southwards
 
'southwardly
 
adj, —adv

southwards or southward (ˈsaʊθwədz, nautical ˈsʌðədz)
 
adv
towards the south
 
southward or southward
 
adv

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Example sentences
The river slips southward with barely a murmur, unnoticed by many who live
  nearby.
In the winter, the winds reversed from northward to southward, a seasonal clock
  as regular as the length of the day.
It crept southward on the pathways of the deep groundwater.
The cloud billowed southward, over the river, enveloping everything in the dust
  and debris of blown-apart lives.
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