Definition of southwardly in US English:


adverb & adjective

  • See southward

    • ‘We kept our course southwardly for four days after giving up the search for Glass's islands, without meeting with any ice at all.’
    • ‘In the beginning of 1832 he again proceeded southwardly, and on the fourth of February was seen to the southeast.’
    • ‘Charley was heading straight for us in the morning, but took a southwardly slant in the afternoon causing it pass safely below us leaving us with just some annoying rain and a little wind.’
    • ‘Thence proceeding southwardly along the east side of the Greenwich Connector Road to Greenwich Road South.’