Meaning of NORTH-EAST in English

NORTH-EAST

■ noun (usu. the ~ )

1》 the point of the horizon midway between north and east.

2》 the ~ern part of a country, region, or town.

■ adjective

1》 lying towards, near, or facing the ~.

2》 (of a wind) from the ~.

■ adverb to or towards the ~.

Derivatives

~ern adjective

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