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Adjective
/nôrTH/,
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The direction in which a compass needle normally points, toward the horizon on the left side of a person facing east, or the part of the horizon lying in this direction,
  1. Lying toward, near, or facing the north
    • - the north bank of the river
    • - the north door
  2. (of a wind) Blowing from the north

  3. Of or denoting the northern part of a specified area, city, or country or its inhabitants
    • - North African
Noun
  1. The direction in which a compass needle normally points, toward the horizon on the left side of a person facing east, or the part of the horizon lying in this direction
    • - a bitter wind blew from the north
    • - Mount Kenya is to the north of Nairobi
  2. The compass point corresponding to this

  3. A direction in space parallel to the earth's axis of rotation and toward the point on the celestial sphere around which the stars appear to turn counterclockwise

  4. The northern part of the world or of a specified country, region, or town
    • - cuisine from the north of Spain
    • - limber pine in the central Rockies, and whitebark pine and alpine larch in the north
  5. The northern part of the US, esp. the northeastern states that fought to preserve the Union during the Civil War
    • - delegates from Virginia voted to join the North
  6. The player occupying a designated position at the table, sitting opposite and partnering South

Adverb
  1. To or toward the north
    • - the landscape became more dramatic as we drove north
    • - a north-facing wall
  2. Above (a particular amount, cost, etc.)
    • - they expect to spend north of $6 million for this latest campaign

  1. the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
  2. in a northern direction; "they earn more up north"; "Let's go north!"
  3. situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; "artists like north light"; "the north portico"
  4. the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
  5. a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city
  6. the direction in which a compass needle points
  7. North is one of the four cardinal directions, specifically the direction that, in Western culture, is treated as the fundamental direction: * North is used (explicitly or implicitly) to define all other directions. ...
  8. Nord is a Norwegian film from 2009 written by Erlend Loe and directed by Rune Denstad Langlo.
  9. North are an Australian boy band. They had top ten singles in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and India beginning with a cover of Glory Of Love which reached #1 in both Indonesia and Thailand. ...
  10. North is a 2003 album by Elvis Costello. It reached 44 in the UK album charts, 57 in the US charts and No. 1 in the US Traditional Jazz charts.
  11. North is a 1994 film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Elijah Wood, Bruce Willis, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Dan Aykroyd, Reba McEntire, and Alan Arkin. ...
  12. North is the fourth album by Swedish post-rock band Logh. It was released in 2007.
  13. One of the four major compass points, specifically 0°, directed toward the North Pole, and conventionally upwards on a map; The up or positive direction; Above or higher; The positive or north pole of a magnet, which seeks Earth's magnetic North Pole (which, for its magnetic properties, is a ...
  14. A manufacturer of inflatable kites including the Rhino and Toro.
  15. Proto-Norse · Old Norse · Old Swedish · Old Gutnish · Norn · Greenlandic Norse · Old Norwegian
  16. Pennsylvania and above.
  17. Noun. Mouth. Rhyming slang on North and South.
  18. In an international context, refers to the richer, industrialized countries of the world
  19. (in  Simeon North (American manufacturer))
  20. the Dark (Mysterious) Turtle (Winter solstice) --- Mao (Hair), η Tauri (the Pleiades)
  21. St. Ansgar or Anscarius (801 864); Bernard Gilpin. (1517 1583.)
  22. (n.) the popular name for the northernmost dormitory on the campus, officially named Langston Hall: a survival of the name officially used for the building before its relatively recent re-naming
  23. Located in Watson Lake, Yukon, the Northern Lights Space & Science Centre officially opened to the public in 1997. The centre offers displays and interactive exhibits devoted to space research, remote sensing, and the study of the northern lights (aurora borealis. ...
  24. One of the four divisions of society. It is reasonably concluded that in the New Jerusalem, natural Israel will be divided into 12 tribes and hence certain tribes would be represented in the North-Levi, Asher, Napthali (Num. 2:3-29). We believe that Levi replaces Dan.
  25. Shore Leader (Newcastle, N.B.), 5 March 1909.