Definition of citywards in English:



  • See city

    • ‘Peasants had thronged citywards from the provinces to make their money in Shanghai.’
    • ‘They were loaded up at the river and started citywards.’
    • ‘Of recent years the migration citywards has been increasing steadily, the majority being in the younger brackets from 18 years to 25 years.’
    • ‘He therefore early felt the call citywards and fourteen years ago made his way to Harrisonburg, with no definite objective in mind.’
    • ‘News came of a fire on Placer Creek which had got beyond control and was sweeping citywards.’