landward

[land-werd]
adverb
1.
Also, landwards. toward the land or interior.
adjective
2.
lying, facing, or tending toward the land or away from the coast.
3.
being in the direction of the land: a landward breeze.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see land, -ward

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landward (ˈlændwəd)
 
adj
1.  lying, facing, or moving towards land
2.  in the direction of the land
 
adv
3.  a variant of landwards

landwards or landward (ˈlændwədz)
 
adv
towards land
 
landward or landward
 
adv

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Example sentences
Another is flow across the road and down the landward shoulder.
However, major coastal storms routinely affect the entire landward aquatic habitat.
Ovals mark areas of patch reefs on the landward ridge.
These continued slope failures resulted in the enlargement of the affected area by landward progression of the vertical scarp.
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