Associations to the word «North»

Wiktionary

NORTH, noun. One of the four major compass points, specifically 0°, directed toward the North Pole, and conventionally upwards on a map.
NORTH, noun. The up or positive direction.
NORTH, noun. Above or higher
NORTH, noun. (physics) The positive or north pole of a magnet, which seeks the magnetic pole near Earth's geographic North Pole (which, for its magnetic properties, is a south pole).
NORTH, adjective. Of or pertaining to the north; northern.
NORTH, adjective. Toward the north; northward.
NORTH, adjective. (meteorology) Of wind, from the north.
NORTH, adjective. Pertaining to the part of a corridor used by northbound traffic.
NORTH, adjective. (colloquial) More or greater than.
NORTH, adverb. Toward the north; northward.
NORTH, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To turn or move toward the north.
NORTH, proper noun. (US) The Union during the American Civil War.
NORTH, proper noun. The northern part of any region.
NORTH, proper noun. (UK) The North of England, a cultural region.
NORTH, proper noun. The northern states of the United States.
NORTH, proper noun. A surname​.
NORTH AEGEAN, proper noun. One of the 13 peripheries of Greece.
NORTH AFRICA, proper noun. The northern part of the continent of Africa.
NORTH AFRICAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to North Africa
NORTH AFRICAN, noun. Native or inhabitant of North Africa
NORTH AFRICAN ELEPHANT, noun. Loxodonta africana pharaoensis, an extinct subspecies of elephant.
NORTH ALBANIAN ALPS, proper noun. Synonym of Prokletije.
NORTH AMERICA, proper noun. The continent that is the northern part of the Americas; that part east of the Pacific Ocean, west of the Atlantic Ocean, north of South America and south of the Arctic Ocean.
NORTH AMERICAN, adjective. Of, or relating to North America
NORTH AMERICAN, noun. A person from or living in North America.
NORTH AMERICAN, noun. (Native American Indian) The "First People"; the first nation people of America. The first people to arrive in America about 20,000 to 30,000 yrs ago.
NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, noun. A member of one of the indigenous peoples of North America (but not a member of the Aleut, Inuit, Metis, or Yupik).
NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN, adjective. Of or relating to the indigenous peoples of the Americas (but not the Aleut, Inuit, Metis, or Yupik).
NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS, noun. Plural of North American Indian
NORTH AMERICAN PORCUPINE, noun. A species of New World porcupine, Erethizon dorsatum.
NORTH AMERICAN PORCUPINES, noun. Plural of North American porcupine
NORTH AMERICANS, noun. Plural of North American
NORTH AND SOUTH, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) The mouth.
NORTH ANDOVER, proper noun. A city in Massachusetts, United States
NORTH ATLANTIC, proper noun. The portion of the Atlantic Ocean that lies primarily between North America and the northeast coast of South America to the east, and Europe and the northwest coast of Africa to the west.
NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN, proper noun. The portion of the Atlantic Ocean that lies primarily between North America and the northeast coast of South America to the east, and Europe and the northwest coast of Africa to the west.
NORTH ATLANTIC TERRORIST ORGANIZATION, proper noun. An epithet for NATO
NORTH ATLANTICAN, noun. North Atlanticist
NORTH ATLANTICAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the North Atlantic
NORTH ATLANTICANS, noun. Plural of North Atlantican
NORTH ATLANTICISM, noun. A characteristically North Atlantic feature
NORTH ATLANTICIST, noun. (rare) (nonstandard) A denizen or dweller of the North Atlantic
NORTH ATLANTICIST, noun. (rare) (nonstandard) An inhabitant of a nation that borders the North Atlantic
NORTH ATLANTICIST, adjective. (rare) (nonstandard) Of, or pertaining to North Atlanticism
NORTH ATLANTICISTS, noun. Plural of North Atlanticist
NORTH AUSTRALIA, proper noun. (Australia) (historical) (1846 - 1847) a short-lived colony formed by combining what are now the regions of Queensland and the Northern Territory.
NORTH BRABANT, proper noun. A province of the Netherlands.
NORTH BRITAIN, proper noun. (historical or loosely) Scotland
NORTH BRITON, noun. An inhabitant of North Britain.
NORTH BRITONS, noun. Plural of North Briton
NORTH BY EAST, noun. The compass point halfway between north and north-northeast, specifically 11.25°.
NORTH BY NORTHEAST, noun. The compass point between north and northeast.
NORTH BY WEST, noun. The compass point halfway between north and north-northwest, specifically 348.75°, abbreviated as NbW.
NORTH CACKALACK, proper noun. (AAVE) (humorous) North Carolina.
NORTH CACKALACKY, proper noun. (humorous) North Carolina.
NORTH CANARA, proper noun. A historical portion of Canara now called Uttara Kannada.
NORTH CAROLINA, proper noun. A state of the United States of America situated on the east coast of the North American mainland north of South Carolina and south of Virginia. Capital: Raleigh.
NORTH CAROLINA STRATAGEM, noun. (legal) (US) A legal tactic in court proceedings, intended to place the opponent on to the wrong foot by unethical use of court procedures:
NORTH CAROLINIAN, adjective. Of or relating to North Carolina, one of the United States.
NORTH CAROLINIAN, noun. A resident of North Carolina.
NORTH CAROLINIANS, noun. Plural of North Carolinian
NORTH CAUCASUS, proper noun. The northern part of the Caucasus region between the Black and Caspian Seas and within European Russia.
NORTH CHINA SEA, proper noun. The Yellow Sea
NORTH CONWAY, proper noun. A town in New Hampshire
NORTH COUNTRY, noun. The northern part of a particular region or area, specifically the part of England north of the River Humber. [from 14th c.]
NORTH COUNTRY, noun. The dialect spoken in northern England. [from 17th c.]
NORTH COUNTRYMAN, noun. Someone from the north of England.
NORTH COUNTRYMEN, noun. Plural of north countryman
NORTH DAKOTA, proper noun. A state of the United States of America Capital: Bismarck.
NORTH DAKOTAN, adjective. Of, or pertaining to, North Dakota or its culture
NORTH DAKOTAN, noun. An inhabitant or a resident of the state of North Dakota.
NORTH DAKOTANS, noun. Plural of North Dakotan
NORTH DOWNS, proper noun. An area of chalk downland in Kent and Surrey, south-east England
NORTH EAST ENGLAND, proper noun. An official region of England (one of nine, since 1994), within the United Kingdom. Comprises Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham as well as a small part of North Yorkshire.
NORTH EAST LAND, proper noun. An island of Svalbard.
NORTH FINNISH, proper noun. A generic name for a number of Finnish dialects spoken in the Northern parts of Finland, Sweden and Norway. Two of them, Meänkieli or Torne Valley Finnish in Sweden and Kven in Norway are officially recognized as minority languages in their respective countries, and are currently considered separate languages. Their structure and grammar are similar to Finnish but the vocabularies are considerably influenced by the majority language of their country.
NORTH FORTY, noun. (agriculture) (usually preceded by the) A 40-acre section of land, located in the northernmost part of a farm or ranch.
NORTH FORTY, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) Farms, ranches, or agricultural land collectively.
NORTH FORTY, noun. (idiomatic) Any place which is remote.
NORTH FRISIAN, proper noun. A Frisian language, or group of languages, spoken in coastal Germany and some parts of Denmark.
NORTH FRISIAN, proper noun. A person belonging to or descended from the people.
NORTH FRISIAN, adjective. Pertaining to the North Frisians.
NORTH FRISIAN ISLANDS, proper noun. A group of islands in the Wadden Sea, a part of the North Sea, off the western coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
NORTH GERMANIC, proper noun. (linguistics) A branch of the Germanic language family which comprises Danish, Faroese, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish
NORTH HOLLAND, proper noun. A province of the Netherlands.
NORTH HOLLAND BLUE, noun. A breed of poultry.
NORTH INDIA, proper noun. The northern region of India, comprising the states of Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Uttaranchal, and Uttar Pradesh.
NORTH INDIAN, noun. Native or resident of North India.
NORTH INDIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to North India, its people, culture or languages
NORTH INDIANS, noun. Plural of North Indian
NORTH ISLAND, proper noun. The northernmost of the two major islands making up New Zealand.
NORTH ISLAND BROWN KIWI, noun. A kiwi, Apteryx mantelli or Apteryx australis.
NORTH ISLAND BROWN KIWIS, noun. Plural of North Island brown kiwi
NORTH ISLANDER, noun. A person from North Island, New Zealand.
NORTH KANARA, proper noun. Alternative spelling of North Canara
NORTH KOREA, proper noun. Country in East Asia whose territory consists of the northern part of Korea. Official name: Democratic People's Republic of Korea
NORTH KOREAN, noun. A person from North Korea or of North Korean descent.
NORTH KOREAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to North Korea, the North Korean people or the North Korean language.
NORTH KOREANS, noun. Plural of North Korean
NORTH LEVANTINE ARABIC, proper noun. A group of Eastern Arabic dialects spoken primarily in Syria, Lebanon and Cyprus.
NORTH MALUKU, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
NORTH NDEBELE, proper noun. An African language belonging to the Nguni group of Bantu languages, and spoken by the Ndebele or Matabele people of Zimbabwe.
NORTH NORTHEAST, noun. Alternative spelling of north-northeast
NORTH NORTHWEST, noun. Alternative spelling of north-northwest
NORTH OF THE BORDER, noun. (colloquial) (British) Scotland
NORTH OF THE BORDER, noun. (colloquial) (US) Canada
NORTH OSSETIA, proper noun. A federal subject of Russia located in the Northern Caucasus mountains.
NORTH OSSETIA-ALANIA, proper noun. Formal name of North Ossetia, a federal subject of Russia.
NORTH PACIFIC, proper noun. The part of the Pacific Ocean that is in the Northern Hemisphere.
NORTH POLE, noun. The northernmost point on celestial bodies other than Earth.
NORTH POLE, noun. The positive pole of a magnetic dipole that seeks geographic north.
NORTH POLE, proper noun. (geography) The Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole; the northernmost point on Earth, of latitude 90°.
NORTH POLE, proper noun. (geography) The Magnetic North Pole of Earth.
NORTH POLE, proper noun. (geography) The Geomagnetic North Pole of Earth.
NORTH POLE, proper noun. A city in Alaska.
NORTH POLE, proper noun. A hamlet in New York.
NORTH POLE OF INACCESSIBILITY, proper noun. The point near the North Pole that is most distant from solid land; the centre of the largest circle that fits entirely in the Arctic Ocean
NORTH POLES, noun. Plural of north pole
NORTH QUEENSLAND, proper noun. (Australia) (informal) The northern part of the state of Queensland, loosely defined as being north of either Rockhampton or Mackay.
NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA, proper noun. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.
NORTH RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, proper noun. A historic division of the county of Yorkshire.
NORTH SAMI, proper noun. Alternative form of Northern Sami
NORTH SEA, proper noun. An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean between Britain (in the west), Scandinavia (in the east) and Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and France (in the south).
NORTH SHIELDS, proper noun. A town in the Northeast of England on the north bank of the Tyne.
NORTH SOMERSET, proper noun. A unitary authority, previously part of the short-lived county of Avon.
NORTH STAR, proper noun. (astronomy) A star positioned circumpolar to the North Pole.
NORTH STAR, proper noun. A hamlet in Alberta, Canada
NORTH STAR, proper noun. A CDP in Delaware
NORTH STAR, proper noun. A village in New South Wales, Australia
NORTH STAR, proper noun. A village in Ohio
NORTH STAR STATE, proper noun. (informal) Minnesota
NORTH SULAWESI, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
NORTH SUMATRA, proper noun. A province of Indonesia.
NORTH TEMPERATE ZONE, noun. The temperate zone between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer.
NORTH VAN, proper noun. (informal) North Vancouver
NORTH VIETNAM, proper noun. Officially the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, was a state which governed northern Vietnam in 1945-1975.
NORTH VIETNAMESE, adjective. Of or relating to North Vietnam
NORTH WALIAN, noun. A native or resident of North Wales.
NORTH WALIANS, noun. Plural of North Walian
NORTH WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, proper noun. Alternative form of North-West Frontier Province
NORTH WIND, noun. A wind blowing from the north.
NORTH WOODS, proper noun. The Laurentian Mixed Forest Province, a forested ecoregion in the United States and Canada.
NORTH YEMEN, proper noun. A country in the Middle East until 1990.
NORTH YORK, proper noun. A former municipality within the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
NORTH YORKSHIRE, proper noun. A county in north east England, bordering the East Riding of Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria and County Durham.

Dictionary definition

NORTH, noun. The region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line.
NORTH, noun. 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".
NORTH, noun. The cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees.
NORTH, noun. A location in the northern part of a country, region, or city.
NORTH, noun. The direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point.
NORTH, noun. The direction in which a compass needle points.
NORTH, noun. British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792).
NORTH, adverb. In a northern direction; "they earn more up north"; "Let's go north!".
NORTH, adjective. Situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; "artists like north light"; "the north portico".

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