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  • adverb Towards a city


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  • OURNEYING toward the upper course of the Capilano River, about a mile citywards from the dam, you will pass a disused logger's shack.

    Legends of Vancouver 1911

  • They'd had a hellish crossing of the Forth Bridge: commuter traffic crawling citywards.

    Strip Jack Rankin, Ian, 1960- 1992

  • Just beneath them an excursion steamer was ploughing its way through the waves, bound citywards on its return trip.

    Dave Dashaway and His Hydroplane Roy Rockwood

  • With the exception of one gentleman citywards, who has achieved an immortality in the article of box-coats, every contriver of men of fashion, we mean in the tailoring, which is the principal department, reside in the parish of St James's, within easy reach of their distinguished patrons.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 328, February, 1843 Various

  • She thought about it afterwards, as she sat in the train, moving rapidly citywards, and wondered why there had been such positive pleasure in the mere taste of food.

    Joyce's Investments A Story for Girls Fannie E. Newberry

  • They met by arrangement the following morning and proceeded citywards.

    Secret Adversary Agatha Christie 1933

  • They met by arrangement the following morning and proceeded citywards.

    The Secret Adversary CHRISTIE, Agatha, Dame 1922

  • On the night in question I had not heard Miss Flipp return from her midnight tryst, though all the luggage trains had passed and it neared the time of the first division of the up or citywards mail from the west, which was the earliest train to arrive in town from the country daily.

    Some Everyday Folk and Dawn Miles Franklin 1916

  • Riding citywards through the deepening twilight I bethought me of the

    Great Britain at War Jeffery Farnol 1915

  • The legend was too beautiful to mar with comments, and, as the twilight fell, we threaded our way through the underbrush, past the disused logger's camp, and into the trail that leads citywards.

    Legends of Vancouver 1911


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