Definition of Landward

1. Adverb. Toward land. "Landward, miles of rough grass marshes melt into low uplands"

Exact synonyms: Landwards



Definition of Landward

1. adv. & a. Toward the land.

Definition of Landward

1. Adjective. In the direction towards land, as opposed to in the direction out to sea. ¹

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Definition of Landward

1. toward the land [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landward

landslid
landslidden
landslide
landslide victories
landslide victory
landslides
landsliding
landslip
landslips
landsman
landsmen
landspout
landspouts
landwaiter
landwaiters
landward (current term)
landwards
landwind
landwinds
lane
lane violation
laned
lanely
lanes
laneway
laneways
lang syne
langaha
langahas
langar

Literary usage of Landward

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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1906)
"Overlying the grey chalk (near the former end) was a patch of coarse gravel—perhaps a foot thick—remnants of which could be detected on the landward side. ..."

2. Cases Decided in the Court of Session by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Shaw, Scotland, Court of Session (1831)
"In an action at the instance of ' ° the landward heritors of a parish containing a royal burgh, to have it declared that the Magistrates ef the burgh were ..."

3. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1833)
"In that event the proper managers of the fund so raised will fall to be considered ;i~ the heritors of the landward district, with the kirk-session, ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Scotland Relative to the Poor by Alexander Dunlop (1828)
"16, in regard to assessments for the employment of vagabonds, divides the assessment in landward parishes into two parts, laying one half on the heritors, ..."

5. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Or soaring high, with whir of happy wings, " Re-circle heaven in triumphant song: " Likewise, I tell thee, thy lost mariners "Are landed, or fly landward at ..."

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