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north-northwestward

[nawrth-nawrth-west-werd, Nautical nawr-nawr-west-werd] /ˈnɔrθˌnɔrθˈwɛst wərd, Nautical ˈnɔrˌnɔrˈwɛst wərd/
adverb, adjective
1.
toward the north-northwest.
Also, north-northwestwardly.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; north-northwest + -ward
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  • The tropical cyclone moved mostly north-northwestward, and did not strengthen significantly.
  • The depression initially moved north-northwestward, and it intensified into a tropical storm later that day.

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