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Noun: northwest  ,north'west
  1. The direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point
     
  2. The compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
    - nor'-west, northwestward, NW
     
  3. A location in the northwestern part of a country, region, or city
Adjective: northwest  ,north'west
  1. Situated in or oriented toward the northwest
    - northwestern, northwesterly
     
  2. Coming from the northwest
    "northwest winds";
    - northwesterly
Adverb: northwest  ,north'west
  1. To, toward, or in the northwest
    - north-west, nor'-west
Noun: North West
  1. A province in northern South Africa
Noun: Northwest
  1. The northwestern region of the United States
    - northwestern United States

Derived forms: northwests

See also: north

Type of: compass point, direction, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, location, point

Part of: Republic of South Africa, SA, South Africa, West, western United States, ZA

Encyclopedia: Northwest, Nova Scotia

North West