a district of E Northern Ireland, in Co Down. Pop: 77 110 (2003 est). Area: 82 sq km (32 sq miles)
1. a range of chalk hills in SE England, S of the Thames, extending W to E about 100 miles (160 km): Highest peak, Leith Hill, 965 feet (294 meters).
[nawrth-eest; Nautical nawr-eest] /ˌnɔrθˈist; Nautical ˌnɔrˈist/ noun 1. a point on the compass midway between and . Abbreviation: NE. 2. a region in this direction. 3. the Northeast, the northeastern part of the United States. adverb 4. toward or in the northeast: sailing northeast. adjective 5. coming from the northeast: a northeast wind. 6. directed […]
noun, Navigation, Surveying. 1. a point on the compass 11°15′ east of northeast. Abbreviation: NEbE. noun 1. one point on the compass east of northeast, 56° 15′ clockwise from north adjective, adverb 2. in, from, or towards this direction
noun, Navigation, Surveying. 1. a point on the compass 11°15′ north of northeast. Abbreviation: NEbN. noun 1. one point on the compass north of northeast, 33° 45′ clockwise from north adjective, adverb 2. in, from, or towards this direction