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Proper noun[edit]

the North

  1. (US) The Union during the American Civil War.
    The North lost most battles early in the war.
  2. The northern part of any region, especially:
    1. (Britain) The North of England, a cultural region.
    2. The northern states of the United States.
    3. (Ireland) Northern Ireland.
    4. North Korea.
  3. (politics, economics) A group of countries mainly lying north of the equator, including most of the West and the First World and much of the Second World.
    In economic terms, the North controls four-fifths of the income earned anywhere in the world.


  1. A surname​.

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