Northeast meaning

nôrth-ēst, nôr-ēst
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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The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and due east, or 45° east of due north.
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An area or region lying in the northeast.
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To, toward, of, facing, or in the northeast.
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Originating in or coming from the northeast.

A northeast wind.

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In, from, or toward the northeast.
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The direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between north and east; 45° east of due north.
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A district or region in or toward this direction.
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In, of, to, toward, or facing the northeast.
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From the northeast.

A northeast wind.

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In or toward the northeast.
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The compass point halfway between north and east, specifically 45°, abbreviated as NE.
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Towards the northeast; northeastward.
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Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeastern.
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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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The northeastern part of any region.
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the Northeast
  • the NE part of the U.S., sometimes including New York City; esp., New England
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Northeast

Origin of northeast