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Northeastward   /nˌɔrθˈistwərd/   Listen

In a northeastward direction.  Synonym: northeastwardly.

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"Northeastward" Quotes from Famous Books

... accordingly marched the Third Indian to Pryor Creek[384] but had scarcely done so when orders came from Salomon, under cover of his usurped authority as commander of the Indian Expedition, for him to cross the Grand and advance northeastward to Horse Creek and vicinity, there to pitch his tents. The new camp was christened Camp Wattles. It extended from Horse to Wolf Creek and constituted a point from which the component parts of ...
— The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War • Annie Heloise Abel

... sand-hills on the west, the grassy and wooded slopes on the east, and the vast stretch of the bay to the southward, where we were told lay the Missions of Santa Clara and San Jose, and still longer stretches to the northward and northeastward, where we understood smaller bays spread out, and large rivers poured in their tributes of waters. There were no settlements on these bays or rivers, and the few ranchos and Missions were remote and ...
— Two Years Before the Mast • Richard Henry Dana

Words linked to "Northeastward" :   north, point, northeast, northeastwardly, compass point

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