Northeast



[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 toward the northeast:
a northeast course.
/ˌnɔːθˈiːst; nautical ˌnɔːrˈiːst/
noun
1.
the point of the compass or direction midway between north and east, 45° clockwise from north
2.
(often capital) the northeast, any area lying in or towards this direction
adjective
3.
(sometimes capital) of or denoting the northeastern part of a specified country, area, etc: northeast Lincolnshire
4.
situated in, proceeding towards, or facing the northeast
5.
(esp of the wind) from the northeast
adverb
6.
in, to, towards, or (esp of the wind) from the northeast
/ˌnɔːθˈiːst/
noun
1.
the Northeast, the northeastern part of England, esp Northumberland, Durham, and the Tyneside area

Old English norð east; see north + east. Related: Northeasterly (1743).

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  • Northeast-by-north

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  • Northeast-corridor

    noun 1. the long, narrow strip of land between Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C., containing many adjacent urban areas.

  • Northeaster

    [nawrth-ee-ster; Nautical nawr-ee-ster] /ˌnɔrθˈi stər; Nautical ˌnɔrˈi stər/ noun 1. New England and South Atlantic States. a wind or gale from the . 2. Meteorology. . /ˌnɔːθˈiːstə; nautical ˌnɔːrˈiːstə/ noun 1. a strong wind or storm from the northeast



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