[ US /ˈnɔɹθbaʊnd/ ]
[ UK /nˈɔːθba‍ʊnd/ ]
  1. moving toward the north
    the northward flow of traffic
    we took the north train
    the northbound lane
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How To Use northbound In A Sentence

  • The guard rail struck the woman's 1991 Mazda sedan, shoving it across the road into the northbound lane and bullwhipped the gentle woman into the opposing guard rail on the east side of the highway.
  • Traffic was already very congested by six thirty this morning, particularly on the M1 northbound.
  • All three were wearing balaclavas and fled in the northbound direction on the dual carriageway in a dark green Volvo estate.
  • The outside lane of the northbound carriageway was closed for half an hour while recovery teams cleared away the debris.
  • A contra-flow system was implemented in the northbound lane within half an hour.
  • No.892 has cleared the turntable and is moving down past the station to pick up its loads for the northbound mixed.
  • Major interstates are now northbound, but it's slow going, with traffic backups across the region.
  • At lunchtime the bridge was clear southbound and there were only minor delays on the northbound carriageway.
  • In October, drivers sat in traffic jams and the northbound lanes of the M271 were blocked after a lorry went over on its side during morning rush hour.
  • Several witnesses observed a driver in a 1993 Chevrolet Cavalier speeding and weaving in and out of traffic while northbound on PR 216.
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