What does the word northward mean?

Usage examples for northward

  1. My father has directed us to come on here; while he has gone back to the farm to warn your friends that the Arrapahas have once more turned their faces northward, and are very likely to carry out their hostile intentions." – In the Rocky Mountains by W. H. G. Kingston
  2. They had dreams of a great lake far to northward full of beaver to which the Delaware would lead them. – The Quaker Colonies A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware, Volume 8 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Sydney G. Fisher
  3. In the mean time the others would complete their arrangements for the season, journey northward also, and take possession of their seaside cottage. – Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley