- landward, landwardsAs an adjective, landward is the correct form in all varieties of English (a landward breeze). As an adverb, landwards is the dominant form in BrE (sail landwards), whereas both forms are used in AmE. In Scottish use, landward as an adverb is used to mean ‘towards the country as opposed to the town’.
Modern English usage. 2014.
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Landward — is a long running television programme focusing on agricultural and rural issues, produced and broadcast by BBC Scotland. Until 2007, it aired on Sunday mornings in Scotland, replacing the similar show Countryfile which aired elsewhere in the UK; … Wikipedia
Landward — Land ward, adv. & a. Toward the land. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
landward — ► ADVERB (also landwards) ▪ towards land. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ facing towards land as opposed to sea … English terms dictionary
landward — [land′wərd] adv. toward the land: also landwards adj. situated or facing toward the land … English World dictionary
landward — [[t]læ̱ndwə(r)d[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n The landward side of something is the side nearest to the land or facing the land, rather than the sea. Rebels surrounded the city s landward sides … English dictionary
landward — /land weuhrd/, adv. 1. Also, landwards. toward the land or interior. adj. 2. lying, facing, or tending toward the land or away from the coast. 3. being in the direction of the land: a landward breeze. [1375 1425; late ME; see LAND, WARD] * * * … Universalium
landward — land|ward [ˈlændwəd US wərd] adj facing towards the land and away from the sea →↑seaward ▪ the landward side of the hill >landwards adv … Dictionary of contemporary English
landward — land|ward [ lændwərd ] adjective usually before noun the landward side of something is the side that faces toward the land and away from the ocean … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
landward — adjective facing towards the land and away from the sea: the landward side of the hill land.wards adverb … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
landward — UK [ˈlændwə(r)d] / US [ˈlændwərd] adjective [usually before noun] the landward side of something is the side that faces towards the land and away from the sea … English dictionary