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  • adj. Towards the east.
  • adj. from the east.
  • adv. In or from an easterly direction.


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  • Cwm Gwerin eastwardly is lonelier and finer still, one wall scoured to bare rock by glaciation, a castellated ridge on the other towering above the Afon Hengwm that drains peatlands towards Dylife.

    Country diary: Pumlumon

  • Above all, though, one senses a thoroughly sober calculation in play -- that Turkey comes out richer and more powerful from a more eastwardly alignment, and certainly Erdogan's AK Party does.

    Turkey's Calculated Concern

  • Nor was water by any means plentiful, even though the section is traversed by important streams, the Republican, the Smoky Hill, the Arkansas, the Cimarron, and the Canadian all flowing eastwardly, as do also their tributaries in the main.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Ecoregion 72 is veneered by eastwardly thinning loess (Fehrenbacher and others, 1967, fig. 9).

    Ecoregions of Illinois (EPA)

  • Dark-colored Mollisols and, especially, light-colored Alfisols are common, and were derived from eastwardly thinning loess, westwardly thinning glacial drift, glacial outwash, residuum, or alluvium.

    Ecoregions of Illinois (EPA)

  • BREUS: What they're finding is that melatonin certainly seems to help people when flying in an eastwardly direction.

    CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2005

  • The Iberians stretch out as far as the Moschian mountains and the Pontus; the Albanians lie more eastwardly, and towards the

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Ghauts, runs thence north-east as far as Burhampoor, skirts the nearly independent territory of Bundelcund, ascends to Allahabad, turns thence eastwardly, meeting the Ganges at Benares, then departs from the river a little, and, descending south-eastward by

    Around the World in 80 Days

  • Nephthali did extend itself eastwardly as much as the land of Issachar and

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • The words alleged, therefore, come to this sense, as if it had been said, 'The north bounds of Naphtali went out eastwardly to Jordan in Galilee: in like manner the south bounds went out eastwardly to Jordan now running into Judea'; that is, the country without

    From the Talmud and Hebraica


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