Landward
Landward \Land"ward\, adv. & a. Toward the land. [1913 Webster]

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  • landward — landward, landwards As an adjective, landward is the correct form in all varieties of English (a landward breeze). As an adverb, landwards is the dominant form in BrE (sail landwards), whereas both forms are used in AmE. In Scottish use, landward …   Modern English usage

  • Landward — is a long running television programme focusing on agricultural and rural issues, produced and broadcast by BBC Scotland. Until 2007, it aired on Sunday mornings in Scotland, replacing the similar show Countryfile which aired elsewhere in the UK; …   Wikipedia

  • landward — ► ADVERB (also landwards) ▪ towards land. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ facing towards land as opposed to sea …   English terms dictionary

  • landward — [land′wərd] adv. toward the land: also landwards adj. situated or facing toward the land …   English World dictionary

  • landward — [[t]læ̱ndwə(r)d[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n The landward side of something is the side nearest to the land or facing the land, rather than the sea. Rebels surrounded the city s landward sides …   English dictionary

  • landward — /land weuhrd/, adv. 1. Also, landwards. toward the land or interior. adj. 2. lying, facing, or tending toward the land or away from the coast. 3. being in the direction of the land: a landward breeze. [1375 1425; late ME; see LAND, WARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • landward — land|ward [ˈlændwəd US wərd] adj facing towards the land and away from the sea →↑seaward ▪ the landward side of the hill >landwards adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • landward — land|ward [ lændwərd ] adjective usually before noun the landward side of something is the side that faces toward the land and away from the ocean …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • landward — adjective facing towards the land and away from the sea: the landward side of the hill land.wards adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • landward — UK [ˈlændwə(r)d] / US [ˈlændwərd] adjective [usually before noun] the landward side of something is the side that faces towards the land and away from the sea …   English dictionary

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