Meaning of NORTH in English

NORTH

North, the BrE AmE

1 . the northeastern states of the US, especially during the Civil War (1861–65) when they fought against the South

2 . the northern part of England, which includes the area north of the Midlands and south of the Scottish border, and contains several large cities, including Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, and Newcastle

3 . the richer countries of the northern parts of the world, especially Europe and North America

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.