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NORTHE'AST, n. The point between the north and east, at an equal distance from each.
NORTHE'AST, a. Pertaining to the northeast, or proceeding from that point; as a northeast wind. adj
1: situated in or oriented toward the northeast; "the northeasterly part of the island" [syn: northeastern, northeasterly, northeast] 2: coming from the northeast; "northeasterly winds" [syn: northeasterly, northeast] n 1: the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees [syn: northeast, nor'-east, northeastward, NE] 2: the northeastern region of the United States [syn: Northeast, northeastern United States] 3: the direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point 4: a location in the northeastern part of a country, region, or city adv 1: to, toward, or in the northeast [syn: northeast, north-east, nor'-east]
I. adverb Date: before 12th century to, toward, or in the northeast II. adjective Date: before 12th century coming from the northeast 1. < a > northeast wind situated toward or at the northeast 2. < the > northeast corner III. noun Date: 12th century 1. the general direction between north and east a. the point midway between the north and east compass points b. 2. regions or countries lying to the northeast of a specified or implied point of orientation capitalized Northeast North`east", n. The point between the north and east, at an equal distance from each; the northeast part or region.
Northeast North`east", a. Of or pertaining to the northeast; proceeding toward the northeast, or coming from that point; as, a northeast course; a northeast wind.
Northeast passage, a passage or communication by sea between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans along the north coast of Asia. Northeast North`east", adv. Toward the northeast.
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