Definition of northwardly in US English:

northwardly

adverb & adjective

  • See northward

    • ‘The Caribbean archipelago links the major supplier and primary consumer of cocaine, and our island states, caught in the middle, are used to northwardly relay billions in dollars of narcotics annually.’
    • ‘Ward et al. reported that, on the basis of paleomagnetic studies, the Nanaimo Group has undergone about 3500 km of northwardly movement from its original position near modern-day Baja California.’