Definitions for: Northeast


[n] the northeastern region of the United States
[n] the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
[adv] to, toward, or in the northeast
[adj] situated in or oriented toward the northeast; "the northeasterly part of the island"
[adj] coming from the northeast; "northeasterly winds"



Webster (1913) Definition: North`east", n.
The point between the north and east, at an equal distance
from each; the northeast part or region.


North`east", a.
Of or pertaining to the northeast; proceeding toward the
northeast, or coming from that point; as, a northeast course;
a northeast wind.

Northeast passage, a passage or communication by sea
between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans along the north
coast of Asia.


North`east", adv.
Toward the northeast.

Synonyms: NE, nor'-east, nor'-east, north, northeasterly, northeastern, northeastern United States

See Also: compass point, East, eastern United States, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, point

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