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eastward

[eest-werd] /ˈist wərd/
adverb
1.
Also, eastwards. toward the east.
adjective
2.
moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the east.
noun
3.
the eastward part, direction, or point.
Origin of eastward
850
before 850; Middle English estward, Old English ēasteweard. See east, -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for eastwards

eastwards

/ˈiːstwədz/
adverb
1.
towards the east

eastward

/ˈiːstwəd/
adjective
1.
situated or directed towards the east
adverb
2.
a variant of eastwards
noun
3.
the eastward part, direction, etc
Derived Forms
eastwardly, adverb, adjective
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Word Origin and History for eastwards

eastward

adv.

Old English eastwærde; see east + -ward.

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