a market town in N England, administrative centre of North Yorkshire. Pop: 15 517 (2001)
noun 1. the northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending from Central America to the Arctic Ocean. Highest point, Mt. McKinley, 20,300 feet (6187 meters); lowest, Death Valley, 276 feet (84 meters) below sea level. About 9,360,000 sq. mi. (24,242,400 sq. km). noun 1. the third largest continent, linked with South America by the Isthmus […]
- North american blastomycosis
North American blastomycosis n. Blastomycosis. No longer in technical use.
- North american free trade agreement
noun 1. an international trade agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) An agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico to establish free trade. It took effect in 1994 and is designed to eliminate trade barriers between the three nations by 2009. Note: Many American labor […]
noun, Geology. 1. a major tectonic division of the earth’s crust, comprising Greenland and the continent of North America and the suboceanic Labrador and North American Basins, and bounded on the east by the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, on the south by the Caribbean and South American Plates, and on the west by the San Andreas fault […]