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Synonyms for southwards

toward the south

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Perhaps Paraguay offers the most curious instance of this; for here neither cattle nor horses nor dogs have ever run wild, though they swarm southward and northward in a feral state; and Azara and Rengger have shown that this is caused by the greater number in Paraguay of a certain fly, which lays its eggs in the navels of these animals when first born.
Yet in our more temperate regions, in which the southward attraction is hardly felt, walking sometimes in a perfectly desolate plain where there have been no houses nor trees to guide me, I have been occasionally compelled to remain stationary for hours together, waiting till the rain came before continuing my journey.
Yes, sir; there is no road leading down into this valley from the southward.
I made my preparations for my journey southward overnight; and I resolved to start for London the next day--unless I heard of some change in Mrs.
During the long summer the wind blows steadily from the southward, and a little off shore, so that rain never falls; during the three winter months, however, it is sufficiently abundant.
By the middle of the day we arrived at one of the suspension bridges, made of hide, which cross the Maypu, a large turbulent river a few leagues southward of Santiago.
When this species migrates in the summer southward, it is replaced by the arrival of another species coming from the north.
We will go that way," she said, pointing southward, "then turn, and meet them as they come back.
They walked on southward for ten minutes or more, then turned and walked back again to meet Noel Vanstone and Mrs.
The roads on which speed limits have been amended include Riyadh-Taif Road westwards, Riyadh-Taif Road eastwards, Riyadh-Qassim Road northwards, Qassim-Riyadh Road southwards, Makkah-Madinah Road northwards, Madinah-Makkah Road southwards, Madinah-Jeddah Road southwards and Jeddah-Madinah Road northwards, according to a report on Saudi Gazette .
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne intend, not less than seven days from the date of this Notice, to make an Order under Section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of which will be to prohibit all vehicles from proceeding at a speed exceeding 30mph on the following lengths of road - (a) Great North Road - in both directions from its junction with Forsyth Road southwards for 750 metres; (b) Great North Road On-slip from Central Motorway East (A167) - from its bifurcation with Great North Road southwards for 125 metres; and (c) Great North Road Off-slip to Central Motorway East (A167) - from its bifurcation with Great North Road to its junction with Clayton Road.
This is due to the jet stream taking a sudden southwards plunge, allowing cold air from the north to flood across Ireland.
The center of Severe Tropical Cyclone Olwyn is tracking very close to the coast as it moves southwards across the Coral Bay area.
3 km long and will link the existing James Bourchier Station with a new station at the Hladilnika neighborhood, extending the line southwards.
The fault passes through Loyola Grand Villa Subdivision in Quezon City proceeding southward to Barangay Barangka, Marikina City and assumed to proceed southwards down to Valle Verde Subdivision in Pasig City.
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