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northbound

[nawrth-bound] /ˈnɔrθˌbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
going toward the north:
northbound traffic.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; north + -bound2
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  • The northbound migrants likely ride the warm fronts blowing from the south.
  • He also theorized that a warmer northbound current would be needed to balance the southern one.
  • Optimum conditions for northbound migration occur when there are helpful tailwinds from the south.
  • To my knowledge driving south on a north orientated map is a more difficult task then driving northbound.
  • The east sidewalk and one northbound lane of traffic will be closed every day.
British Dictionary definitions for northbound

northbound

/ˈnɔːθˌbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
going or leading towards the north
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