Part of speech: adjective

Toward the land.

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Usage examples "landward":

  1. Others crouched on the landward side of an old coal- shed, peeping round the corner. - "The Last Hope", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. I was so close aboard of it before I saw it that three or four paces sufficed to carry me to the sentry- box at its landward end; and just as I reached this box a vivid flash of lightning revealed its interior, and there, bolt upright, stood a tall Spanish grenadier, with his musket resting in a corner of the hut, close to his hand. - "The Log of a Privateersman", Harry Collingwood.
  3. From the landward side? - "The Second Jungle Book", Rudyard Kipling.