Meaning of NORTH-EAST in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
The ~ is the direction which is halfway between north and east.
The land to the ~ fell away into meadows.
N-UNCOUNT: also the N
The ~ of a place, country, or region is the part which is in the ~.
The ~, with 60 million people, is the most densely populated part of the United States...
They’re all from Newcastle in the North East of England.
N-SING: the N, oft N of n
If you go ~, you travel towards the ~.
The streets were jammed with slow moving traffic, army convoys moving ~.
ADV: ADV after v
Something that is ~ of a place is positioned to the ~ of it.
This latest attack was at Careysburg, twenty miles ~ of the capital, Monrovia.
ADV: ADV of n
The ~ edge, corner, or part of a place is the part which is towards the ~.
...Waltham Abbey on the ~ outskirts of London.
ADJ: ADJ n
A ~ wind is a wind that blows from the ~.
By 9.15 a bitter ~ wind was blowing.
ADJ: ADJ n
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012