northeast

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From north + east.

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northeast ‎(plural northeasts)

  1. The compass point halfway between north and east, specifically 45°, abbreviated as NE.
    • 1990, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, and Rural Development, Rural Economic Development: Hearings (page 1604)
      The task of discussing priority concerns for this region is complicated by the fact that there are essentially two rural northeasts.

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northeast ‎(not comparable)

  1. Towards the northeast; northeastward.
  2. Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeastern.
  3. From the northwest, northwesterly

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