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north·west

northwest

 
pronunciation:
north west [or] nor west
parts of speech:
noun, adjective & adverb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a point on the compass halfway between north and west.
definition 2: a region in the direction of northwest.
Washington State is located in the northwest of the United States.
 
part of speech: adjective & adverb
definition 1: located in or near the northwest.
I live in the northwest state of Oregon.He lives northwest of us.
definition 2: from, toward, or facing the northwest.
We looked out the northwest window.We traveled northwest to get from Rome to Paris.