Meaning of NORTH in English

NORTH

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

farther south/north etc

Two miles farther south is the village of Santa Catarina.

head north/south etc

We headed south towards the capital.

magnetic north

North Pole

North/South divide

The North/South divide is characteristic of Britain.

north/south etc of sth

a historic seaside town 99 km south of London

the east/west/north/south coast

We stayed on the south coast of the island.

the north/south etc wind (= coming from the north etc )

They sought shelter from the north wind.

the North/South Pole

Amundsen’s expedition was the first to reach the South Pole.

true north

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

due

This is one of the few Lakeland crags to face due north and receives virtually no sun whatsoever.

At first the meteorologists thought that she would travel almost due north .

This he grew long and combed up, due north .

Fort William is due north of Glasgow but the Ben Nevis range effectively barred a direct course for the line.

Then the path turns due north to the daddy of all potholes, Gaping Gill.

From here head due north to monument on top of Eston Nab.

far

The old Lombard aristocracy was gradually crumbling away except in the far north and the distant south.

Sykes's parents are from the far north .

One theory says that tigers evolved in the far north .

This would require the sun to be in the far north .

It really was difficult to believe that we could be so far north .

We bought cartloads of parchment from Charterhouse, Oxford and even sent orders to places as far north as Norwich and Cambridge.

Heading farther north , a journey along the 60 miles of coast road is rewarding for its spectacular views.

Ivory was certainly carried as far north as York during Anglo-Saxon times.

further

They had been driven far further north than he had expected.

Heading further north , a journey along the 60 miles of coast road is rewarding for its spectacular views.

We told Matata we wanted to go further north still, into the Chobe and Moremi game parks.

Generally, the tigers of the south are smaller and darker than those further north .

However, there was to be a significant change as the convoy journeyed further north .

And eight miles further north , at Wentbridge on the A1, another motorist was killed in the fog.

Thus the Highland Boundary Fault may lie further north than is shown in Fig.

This is occurring spontaneously, but not at a rate which significantly affects the dense clusters further north .

■ NOUN

bank

A decrepit footbridge crosses to the north bank .

He led the way down the slope to the river, now frozen solid from here to the north bank .

If Sunil was on the north bank , I reckon it must have been Declan.

Clydebank's industrial landscape can be seen from the A814 passing the north bank of the river from Glasgow to the west.

I have deliberately confined most of the detailed consideration in this study to the north bank of the Tyne.

Only the off flounder left on the north bank at Portmadoc with no reports from the estuary.

Then, about half way to Black Point, I'd snug down in the anchorage of Bridgemarsh on the north bank .

coast

The first, titled Bosigran, covers the north coast from Wicca Pillar to Sennen.

At this rate, she will never make the north coast by nightfall.

At last I found the right place on an island off the north coast .

Off the north coast of Siberia there may be something even bigger.

Heavy industry was developed along the north coast , without any consideration of chemical, atmospheric and environmental pollution.

Some of the women are lifelong volunteers, but many began to get involved once they moved to the north coast .

In some places on exceptionally clear days you can almost see from the south to the north coast .

From Portela, an alternative route is to go along the north coast through Porto da Cruz and Faial.

country

His loneliness, far worse than anything suffered in the empty north country , overwhelmed him and became intolerable.

A place far, far away in the magical north country , whence I got my nature but not my nurture.

Firm C was a provincial branch practice in a north country town, carried largely by a managing clerk.

east

Location Situated on the north east coast or Rhodes between Faliraki and Lindos.

Schools in mid, north east and north west Essex resort to excluding pupils far less than elsewhere in the county.

They are centred approximately 30 miles north east of Anglesey.

After the complaint, he was summoned to London and quizzed by Mr Justice Waller, presiding judge for the north east .

You find yourself on the crest of a steep ridge running gently north east towards the summit.

Some states, such as that of Ceara in the north east , have taken radical steps.

He is currently top of the jobs league in the north east .

end

Managing nicely seemed an odd thing to do at the north end of the Reach.

With his own violin in hand, Merola stood in the north end zone and played.

The only access to the port is through the Gillingham Gate which is at the north end of Bridge Road.

Thing is they are the north end .

After a week in the swamps he left us in a camp at the north end of the Okavango.

He used to spear fish for grouper at the north end , then cook his catch for tourists.

There was seating for 18,000 in the north end zone.

face

Sheltering the village with is impressive yet formidable presence is the north face of the Eiger.

So the total effect was like bedding down for the night on the north face of Kilimanjaro.

There are other groups of these huts on the north face of Beinn Tart a Mhill.

An opening on El Castillo's north face leads inside to an ascending staircase.

The stairs seem like the north face of the Eiger, the temperature sheer hell.

Winter maintains its bitter grasp on this north face longer than any other in Britain.

pole

Two people standing at distant points on the globe would have completely different ideas about where the magnetic north pole lay.

Joseph Harker Is there anything intrinsically upward about the north pole ?

The flow of a magnetic field is taken from magnetic north pole to magnetic south pole.

It's been to the magnetic and geomagnetic north poles .

Beyond this point the observer would be returning to the north pole .

side

She lived with the child and her father stayed with them from time to time in the flat on the north side of Glasgow.

These will include the building on the north side of the street that the Sixth Street Pub once occupied.

Look, sir; they're working on the north side of the nave at present.

He describes himself as a white upper-middle-class guy from the north side .

At the end, to the north side , the policeman led Duncan into a small suite of offices.

His advisor, Paul Krausman, took him to the foothills on the north side of Pusch Ridge.

west

Most yachtsmen from the south think of the wild weather as the chief drawback to cruising in the extreme north west .

Schools in mid, north east and north west Essex resort to excluding pupils far less than elsewhere in the county.

Hot sun, seas really warm, regular north west winds.

Nagano prefecture, 400 kilometres north west of Tokyo, is a mountainous area famous for its snow and extensive skiing facilities.

In February 1475 the duke's standing in the north west was strengthened by his appointment for life as sheriff of Cumberland.

St Gilgen St Gilgen is set on the north west shore of the Wolfgangsee.

wind

Hot winds , and the sugary savor of the air! ... The squalling north wind beats against my windows.

A moaning north wind that ebbed and flowed like the sound of surf and ocean waves.

The morning was cold, in the wake of the north wind that had frozen the fields since mid-March.

Winter is coming on the north wind , and winter in the Maine woods comes to stay for six months.

Pine trees, swayed by the north wind , whisper; the bracken sighs.

He didn't even seem to be aware that a chill north wind was blowing.

Ships docking at Amnisos could well have found themselves trapped there by a north wind , just as Odysseus claimed he was.

■ VERB

head

Our alternative is to head north , to the coast.

C., radiant with the autumn light, and headed north up into the hills.

They headed north , and after a few minutes she began to think she might actually survive.

He knew the time had come to head directly north along the western coast and investigate Cape Wrath at last.

Without really being conscious of what I was doing, I ended up heading roughly north .

She'd already phoned home to check her answering-machine for messages, now she was free to head north .

lie

All these lands lie to the north of the Empire, beyond the land of Kislev.

Although the name Savoy later developed out of Sapaudia, the area in question seems to have lain to the north of Geneva.

This uneasy county lies north of Dublin and south of the Border.

The only solution lies north of the Border - with you.

Gloucester's major acquisitions in the reshuffle of 1471 lay in the north .

Pentonville, north London suburb, lying just to the north of Clerkenwell.

Haddo House and its 180 acres of gardens lies about 20 miles north of Aberdeen.

live

We lived in Highgate, north London.

Everybody lives on either the north side, the south side or the west side, the east side.

If you live north of Watford, give it a try.

Most are living in north London, on income support and with help from Kurdish groups.

They always seem to live somewhere in the north as typified by this quotation from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

He claimed that some were the work of Edward Prince, an artist who lived in the north of the city.

move

I move north when they move south.

Some of the women are lifelong volunteers, but many began to get involved once they moved to the north coast.

Accept a £12m offer to move Wimbledon north to merge with a League club who would take over the Premier League franchise.

A new report suggests the commercial traffic in death and destruction is moving from south to north .

It moved over to the north before it reached the camp, so that we never heard much of the thunder.

But her generation and its immediate elders were beginning to move north .

James appointed new guardians with wider powers on each side of the Border, and troops were moved north .

With each warm spell tundra and forest edges have moved north , only to be forced south again during cooler spells.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

due north/south/east/west

At noon, the storm was 150 miles due east of New York City.

As we were heading due north, we would remain to the right, or east, of that squiggle.

Beehive, another sulfide edifice, is a five-minute submersible ride due west of Moose.

Fort William is due north of Glasgow but the Ben Nevis range effectively barred a direct course for the line.

Jouctas is also clearly seen, to due south, from the ancient harbor of Knossos.

The direction is there, she said when she came down, and she pointed due west.

The main track on which they were travelling led due west for a while and then turned slightly north.

The road into Mountain Province, due east of Tamarong, zigzagged along a sharp ridge high above the rice terraces.

This he grew long and combed up, due north.

north of Watford

the North Pole

the far north/south etc

I wanted to go to Sunderland because it is in my own region, the far north.

It will become windy in the far north and west, and remain warm in the south.

The ancient realm of Solland in the far south and Drakwald in the north no longer exist and consequently have no counts.

The climatic extremes of the far north mean that forests take a long time to regenerate.

The decline of the maple began in 1912, in Pennsylvania, and reached the far north in 1932.

The underground realm was connected by tunnels stretching from the far north to the south beyond the Old World itself.

This is the largest gallery and the farthest South found in the Survey.

This would require the sun to be in the far north.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Further to the north you take the ferry across from East to West Cowes to avoid a big detour inland via Newport.

In the early 1970s he was editor of the Provisional republican newspaper in the north , Republican News.

It has large and influential cereals and sugar barons in the north , but it has many small livestock farmers as well.

She came back to the north with him after that and they lived together again for a time.

There was a slight wind coming from the north , and I turned into it.

II. adjective

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

due north/south/east/west

At noon, the storm was 150 miles due east of New York City.

As we were heading due north, we would remain to the right, or east, of that squiggle.

Beehive, another sulfide edifice, is a five-minute submersible ride due west of Moose.

Fort William is due north of Glasgow but the Ben Nevis range effectively barred a direct course for the line.

Jouctas is also clearly seen, to due south, from the ancient harbor of Knossos.

The direction is there, she said when she came down, and she pointed due west.

The main track on which they were travelling led due west for a while and then turned slightly north.

The road into Mountain Province, due east of Tamarong, zigzagged along a sharp ridge high above the rice terraces.

This he grew long and combed up, due north.

north of Watford

the North Pole

III. adverb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

continue

At noon they ate the sandwiches and then continued north through mostly open water.

They swam the Colorado and continued north into Davis Canyon.

At first light he continued north .

drive

Minutes later the three were driving north to a city Lelia thinks was Milan.

They rounded everyone up, put them in trucks, and drove north for several days.

Or some one driving north toward Lake of the Woods, moving fast, coming to her rescue.

A three hours' drive north of Dodge City is the town of Oberlin, Kansas.

face

In this room the windows face north .

The narrow windows faced north , it smelled of mold.

go

Why shouldn't she go north and start another kind of life with herself in charge of it?

The bodies are stacked up until they have two ambulance loads-one going north and one south.

At that point he was going north , and that would be the limit of our ride with him.

As you go north , the rivers are more likely to have water.

If the mother said go north , her child went south.

Just up the road, going north , at a crossing, stood a boarded-up church.

He had to go north himself in a few days, for a final interview.

head

We headed north , traveling 190 miles mostly by interstate, stretched to six hours by frequent stops.

The way moves cast, and then doubles back, labyrinth-like, to head north and up the stairs.

They cluster around telephone boxes and the bus station, plotting to head north .

Are the prices of homes in your area heading north or south in 1996?

I am heading north now, through the suburbs where the workers live.

After the quick tour we head north .

I headed over to my Civic and headed north .

move

More than 15,000 troops holding the garrison were ordered to move north .

As the floodwaters moved north of Grand Forks, more roads and rail lines were submerged.

In 1955 Rodia gave the Towers to a neighbour and moved north to retire to Martinez in California with his family.

And just as many people from the south moved north .

The laborers then moved north to the San Joaquin to thin peaches and apricots and later to pick them.

Of the 80, 000 persons displaced by the storm, however, 15, 000 moved north into Broward County.

He was moving north with his unit when suddenly the silence was broken by the crackle of rifle and mortar fire.

The city center moved north with the development of banks and other businesses.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Go north on I-5 to Portland.

The window faces north .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Farther north , London changed and became more leafy suburban.

That sent me to Nipomo, eight miles north of Santa Maria.

Their ancestors travelled in man's wake, in separate waves north and south around the icy Alps as farmers moved west.

We got to Pecos in short order and turned north for Carlsbad.

When her crimes were discovered, she fled north to a river called the Danube.

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