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Meaning of NORTH

Pronunciation:  north, north

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any region lying in or toward the north
  2. [n]  the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War); "he has visited every state in the Union"; "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"; "the North's superior resources turned the scale"
  3. [n]  the region of the United States lying north of the Mason-Dixon line
  4. [n]  British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
  5. [n]  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
  6. [n]  the direction in which a compass needle points
  7. [adv]  in a northern direction; "they earn more up north"; "Let's go north!"
  8. [adj]  situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; "artists like north light"; "the north portico"

NORTH is a 5 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: compass north, due north, Frederick North, in the north, magnetic north, N, northbound, north-central, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northeastward, northerly, northerly, northern, northernmost, northland, northmost, northward, northward, northwards, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, northwestward, Second Earl of Guilford, septentrion, to the north, Union
 Antonyms: south
 See Also: America, cardinal compass point, direction, free state, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, national leader, Northerner, region, solon, statesman, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, Yank, Yankee



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \North\, n. [AS. nor[eth]; akin to D. noord, G., Sw., &
    Dan. nord, Icel. nor[eth]r. Cf. {Norman}, {Norse}.]
    1. That one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at
       any place, which lies in the direction of the true
       meridian, and to the left hand of a person facing the
       east; the direction opposite to the south.
    2. Any country or region situated farther to the north than
       another; the northern section of a country.
    3. Specifically: That part of the United States lying north
       of Mason and Dixon's line. See under {Line}.
  2. \North\, a.
    Lying toward the north; situated at the north, or in a
    northern direction from the point of observation or
    reckoning; proceeding toward the north, or coming from the
    {North following}. See {Following}, a., 2.
    {North pole}, that point in the heavens, or on the earth,
       ninety degrees from the equator toward the north.
    {North preceding}. See {Following}, a., 2.
    {North star}, the star toward which the north pole of the
       earth very nearly points, and which accordingly seems
       fixed and immovable in the sky. The star [alpha] (alpha)
       of the Little Bear, is our present north star, being
       distant from the pole about 1[deg] 25', and from year to
       year approaching slowly nearer to it. It is called also
       {Cynosura}, {polestar}, and by astronomers, {Polaris}.
  3. \North\, v. i.
    To turn or move toward the north; to veer from the east or
    west toward the north.
  4. \North\, adv.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of the direction north, symbolizes reality. It also indicates that you are making progress and moving forward in life.
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