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north•east



Pronunciation: (nôrth"ēst'; Naut.nôr"ēst'), [key]
n.
1. a point on the compass midway between north and east. Abbr.: NE
2. a region in this direction.
3. the Northeast,the northeastern part of the United States.

adv.
toward or in the northeast: sailing northeast.

adj.
1. coming from the northeast: a northeast wind.
2. directed toward the northeast: a northeast course.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

North Dakotanortheast by east
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