Northeast Definition

nôrth-ēst, nôr-ēst
noun
The direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between north and east; 45° east of due north.
Webster's New World
A district or region in or toward this direction.
Webster's New World
A region of the northeast United States, generally including the New England states, New York, and sometimes Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
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pronoun

The northeastern part of any region.

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The northeastern states of the United States.

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The northeastern counties of England including Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Teesside and Durham.

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adjective
In, of, to, toward, or facing the northeast.
Webster's New World
From the northeast.
A northeast wind.
Webster's New World
adverb
In or toward the northeast.
Webster's New World
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