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Definitions of north

  1. the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War); "he has visited every state in the Union"; "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"; "the North's superior resources turned the scale" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the region of the United States lying north of the Mason-Dixon line Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. That one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at any place, which lies in the direction of the true meridian, and to the left hand of a person facing the east; the direction opposite to the south. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Any country or region situated farther to the north than another; the northern section of a country. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Specifically: That part of the United States lying north of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. One of the four points of the compass; the point opposite to the south, or to the left of a person facing the sunrise; a section of country lying north of another; as, the north of Europe: North, that part of the United States lying north of the southern boundary line of Pennsylvania. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. The point opposite the sun at noon: one of the four cardinal points of the horizon. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Pertaining to, or situated in, the north. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Point or region opposite the sun at noon. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. One of the four cardinal points of the compass; at the left hand of an observer who faces the east; oposed to south. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Any region north of a given point. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. One of the cardinal points, directly opposite to the sun in the meridian; region to the north. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Northward. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To the north; as, walk north one block: North Star, the star toward which the northern end of the earth's axis points. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. Toward the north; northerly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; "artists like north light"; "the north portico" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. Lying toward the north; situated at the north, or in a northern direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the north, or coming from the north. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Pertaining to, situated in, or coming from, the north; as, a north wind. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. Lying toward or in the north. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. Issuing from the north. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. Being in the north. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for north

  1. He looked toward the north – Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore by Fay-Cooper Cole
  2. " I did not see him take the road, but he was beside the north end of the wood when I saw him last. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
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