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North meaning

north - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. That one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at any place, which lies in the direction of the true meridian, and to the left hand of a person facing the east; the direction opposite to the south.
  2. 2. Any country or region situated farther to the north than another; the northern section of a country.
  3. 3. Specifically: That part of the United States lying north of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.
  4. 4. Lying toward the north; situated at the north, or in a northern direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the north, or coming from the north.
  5. 5. To turn or move toward the north; to veer from the east or west toward the north.
  6. 6. Northward.
  7. 7. Pertaining to, or situated in, the north.
  8. 8. Point or region opposite the sun at noon.

north - examples of usage

  1. And if they did they would go north by the river. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. Thirty miles to the right of him as he rode north lay the line of the first hills. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. Ahead of them now there was one hope: to hold the fire to the north side of the Chain. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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