Definition of Landwards

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

Exact synonyms: Landward



Definition of Landwards

1. Adverb. Towards land. Opposite of seawards. ¹

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Definition of Landwards

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landwards

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

Literary usage of Landwards

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1. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1920)
"Out in the fjord I dragged myself up once, wet with fever and exhaustion, and gazed landwards, and bade farewell for the present to the town — to ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1906)
"... a fairly distinct gritty streak (/), which was approximately on the level of the top of the 'arch' and was prolonged for some distance landwards. ..."

3. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1921)
"Out in the fjord I dragged myself up once, wet with fever and exhaustion, and gazed landwards, and bade farewell for the present to the town — to ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"This rule was held not to have been complied with, where the locus in quo was described in the declaration as abutting, landwards and towards the north, ..."

5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1893)
"Leaning over the taffrail, her eyes heavy with unshed tears, she could see nothing but Philip standing bareheaded in the boat which slipped landwards so ..."

6. The Sunday at Home by Religious Tract Society, Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1891)
"Between her and the land would be about 100 fathoms, or 200 yards of water ; but that water •was one furious mass of advancing billows hurled landwards by ..."

7. British Guiana Boundary: Arbitration with the United States of Venezuela by Great Britain (1898)
"... with some bread-grounds landwards, his request was accorded. Ordinary gathering at the House Naby, 6th December, 1733 : Vol 465 No ]2 Leave was granted ..."

8. Transactions and Proceedings by Perthshire Society of Natural Science (1893)
"landwards the parallel lines of successive sand- ridges are well developed. The Golf Links of St. Andrews— unsurpassed in Scotland, and the Mecca of all ..."

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