Definitions for north

Definitions for (noun) north

Main entry: north

Definition: a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city

Main entry: Union, North

Definition: the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)

Usage: he has visited every state in the Union; Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union; the North's superior resources turned the scale

Main entry: North

Definition: the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

Main entry: Second Earl of Guilford, North, Frederick North

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

Main entry: northward, north, N, due north

Definition: the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees

Main entry: north, compass north, magnetic north

Definition: the direction in which a compass needle points

Main entry: north

Definition: the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point

Definitions for (adj) north

Main entry: north

Definition: situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north

Usage: artists like north light; the north portico

Definitions for (adv) north

Main entry: northerly, northward, northwards, north

Definition: in a northern direction

Usage: they earn more up north; Let's go north!

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