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parts of speech:
noun, adjective, adverb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the direction to the left of a person facing the rising sun.
definition 2: one of the four major points of direction on the compass. The north is directly opposite the south.
definition 3: (often capital) the northern part of a country or area.
During the Civil War, many slaves escaped to the North.
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: from, of, or in the north.
There's a north wind blowing.
definition 2: toward or facing the north.
We walked along the north wall.
part of speech: adverb
definition: from, in, or toward the north.
We sailed north to get to Alaska.