northwest


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Northwest \North`west"\, adv.
   Toward the northwest.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Northwest \North`west"\, n. [AS. nor[eth]west.]
   1. The point in the horizon between the north and west, and
      equally distant from each; the northwest part or region.
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   2. The northwestern part of the contiguous forty-eight states
      of the United States, especially the states of Washington
      and Oregon. [U.S.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Northwest \North`west"\, a.
   1. Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the point between
      the north and west; being in the northwest; toward the
      northwest, or coming from the northwest; as, the northwest
      coast.
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   2. Coming from the northwest; as, a northwest wind.
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   Northwest passage, a passage or communication by sea
      between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans along the north
      coast of America, long sought for by navigators.
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