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North

nɔːθ

Meanings of North:

noun

The direction in which a compass needle normally points, towards the horizon on the left-hand side of a person facing east, or the part of the horizon lying in this direction.

Usage examples:

A bitter wind blew from the north
adjective

Lying towards, near, or facing the north.

Usage examples:

The north bank of the river
adverb

To or towards the north.

Usage examples:

The town is twenty-five miles north of newport

Northbound

ˈnɔːθ.baʊnd

Meanings of Northbound:

adjective

Travelling or leading towards the north.

Usage examples:

Northbound traffic

Northeast

ˌnɔːθˈiːst

Meanings of Northeast:

noun

The direction towards the point of the horizon midway between north and east.

Usage examples:

I pointed to the north-east
adjective

Lying towards, near, or facing the north-east.

Usage examples:

A seaside resort on the north-east coast of kent
adverb

To or towards the north-east.

Usage examples:

The ship sailed north-east

Northeaster

ˌnɔːθˈiː.stər

Meanings of Northeaster:

noun

A wind blowing from the north-east.

Usage examples:

Historically, northeasters with an easterly track have brought the east coast its heaviest snowfalls.

Northeasterly

ˌnɔːˈθiː.stə.li

Meanings of Northeasterly:

adjective

Lying towards, facing, or originating from the north-east.

Usage examples:

The weather was ideal for the occasion with a light north-easterly breeze
noun

A wind blowing from the north-east; a northeaster.

Usage examples:

Of course, the excitement is dependent upon the wind and lately it has been shifting between the cu…
adverb

To or towards the north-east.

Usage examples:

A line of storms crossed into the province, intensifying as they moved north-easterly

Northeastern

nɔːθˈiːst(ə)n

Meanings of Northeastern:

adjective

Situated in, directed towards, or facing the north-east.

Usage examples:

The rugged north-eastern coast of sardinia

Meanings of Northeasterner:

noun

A native or inhabitant of the north-eastern part of a country or region.

Northeasters

ˌnɔːθˈiː.stər

Meanings of Northeasters:

noun

A wind blowing from the north-east.

Usage examples:

Historically, northeasters with an easterly track have brought the east coast its heaviest snowfalls.

Meanings of Northeastward:

adverb

Towards the north-east; in a north-east direction.

Usage examples:

The troops marched north-eastwards
adjective

Situated in, directed towards, or facing the north-east.

Usage examples:

The north-eastward territorial expansion of the city

Northeastwards

ˌnɔːθˈiːs.twəd

Meanings of Northeastwards:

adverb

Towards the northeast

Usage examples:

We travelled northeastward for about 250 kilometres., they went in a northeastward direction.

Norther

ˈnɔːθə

Meanings of Norther:

noun

A strong cold north wind blowing in autumn and winter over texas, florida, and the gulf of mexico.

Usage examples:

Three days later a texas norther blew everything down.

Meanings of Northering:

noun

The action of turning to the north.

adjective

That borders on or turns towards the north; northerly.

Meanings of Northerliness:

noun

The condition or quality of being northerly.

Northerly

ˈnɔː.ðəl.i

Meanings of Northerly:

adjective

Lying or moving in a northward position or direction.

Usage examples:

He set off in a northerly direction
adverb

In or towards a northward position or direction.

Usage examples:

The wind was gusting northerly
noun

A wind blowing from the north.

Usage examples:

We saw a number of petrels in the strong northerlies

Northern

ˈnɔː.ðən

Meanings of Northern:

adjective

Situated in the north, or directed towards or facing the north.

Usage examples:

The northern slopes

Northerner

ˈnɔː.ðən.ər

Meanings of Northerner:

noun

A native or inhabitant of the north, especially of northern england or the northern united states.

Usage examples:

The study found that, compared with visitors from the south of england, northerners were twice as l…

Meanings of Northerners:

noun

A native or inhabitant of the north, especially of northern england or the northern united states.

Usage examples:

The study found that, compared with visitors from the south of england, northerners were twice as l…

Meanings of Northernize:

verb

To make northern in character.

Meanings of Northernly:

adverb

Northerly.

Meanings of Northernmost:

adjective

Situated furthest to the north.

Usage examples:

The northernmost island of the philippines

Meanings of Northernness:

noun

The state or condition of being northern in situation.

Meanings of Northing:

noun

Distance travelled or measured northward, especially at sea.

Usage examples:

We should have to make 300 miles of northing

Meanings of Northings:

noun

Distance travelled or measured northward, especially at sea.

Usage examples:

We should have to make 300 miles of northing

Meanings of Northland:

noun

The northern part of a country or region.

Usage examples:

They were marching steadily across the marshy northlands, their pace slowed by the necessity of wat…

Meanings of Northlander:

noun

A person from the northern part of a country or region; a northerner.

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