north-northwestward

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north-northwestward

[nawrth-nawrth-west-werd, Nautical nawr-nawr-west-werd]
adverb, adjective
toward the north-northwest.
Also, north-northwestwardly.


Origin:
1775–85; north-northwest + -ward

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The tropical cyclone moved mostly north-northwestward, and did not strengthen significantly.
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