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north

noun

1 North

The region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line.



2 North

The United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War):
— The North's superior resources turned the scale.

synonym: Union.

3 north

The cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees.

synonyms: due north, N, northward.

Dutch: noorden
Polish: północ

4 north

A location in the northern part of a country, region, or city.

Polish: północ

5 north

The direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point.

6 north

The direction in which a compass needle points.

synonyms: compass north, magnetic north.

7 North

British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792).

synonyms: Frederick North, Second Earl of Guilford.

adjective

1 north

Situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north.

Roget 278: directed etc. v.. directed towards; pointing towards etc. v.; bound for; aligned, with alligned with; direct, straight; undeviating, unswerving; ... show more

adverb

1 north

In a northern direction:
— They earn more up north.
— Let's go north!.

synonyms: northerly, northward, northwards.


Moby thesaurus: Dixie, Dixieland, Down East, East, East Coast, Middle Atlantic, Middle West, N, New England, North, North Central region, Northeast, Northwest, Pacific Northwest, South, Southeast, Southwest, Sunbelt, West, West Coast ... show more.

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