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city in SE Ontario, Canada : pop. 54,000
an arm of the Atlantic between Great Britain and the N European mainland . Area: about 569 800 sq km (220 000 sq miles)
any area lying in or towards the north
a cape on N Magerø y Island, in the Arctic Ocean off the N coast of Norway
a district of E Northern Ireland, in Co Down. Pop: 77 110 (2003 est). Area: 82 sq km (32 sq miles)
The north-east is the direction which is halfway between north and east.
a republic in NE Asia, on the Sea of Japan ( East Sea) and the Yellow Sea: established in 1948 as a people's republic; mostly rugged and mountainous, with fertile lowlands in the west Language: Korean . Currency : won . Capital: Pyongyang . Pop: 25 490 965 (2017 est). Area: 122 313 sq km (47 225 sq miles)
The North Pole is the place on the surface of the earth which is farthest towards the north.
lower course of the Hudson River, between New York City & NE N. J .
The north-west is the direction which is halfway between north and west .
a former republic in SW Arabia, on the Red Sea; now part of Yemen ; declared a republic in 1962; united with South Yemen in 1990
city in SE Ontario, Canada: part of metropolitan Toronto : pop. 590,000
the direction from any point along a meridian towards the North Pole
The north is the direction which is on your left when you are looking towards the direction where the sun rises.
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the part of Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara : consists chiefly of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and N Egypt
of or relating to North Africa or its inhabitants
a province of the S Netherlands : formed part of the medieval duchy of Brabant . Capital: 's Hertogenbosch . Pop: 2 400 000 (2003 est). Area: 4965 sq km (1917 sq miles)
a strait between NE Ireland and SW Scotland, linking the North Atlantic with the Irish Sea
the geographic region formed by Alaska, Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
a state of the western US: mostly undulating prairies and plains, rising from the Red River valley in the east to the Missouri plateau in the west, with the infertile Bad Lands in the extreme west. Capital: Bismarck . Pop: 633 837 (2003 est). Area: 183 019 sq km (70 664 sq miles)
of or relating to North Dakota or its inhabitants
North-eastern means in or from the north-east of a region or country.
facing towards the north
a province of the NW Netherlands, on the peninsula between the North Sea and IJsselmeer : includes the West Frisian Island of Texel . Capital: Haarlem . Pop: 2 573 000 (2003 est). Area: 2663 sq km (1029 sq miles)
the northernmost of the two main islands of New Zealand . Pop: 3 422 000 (2013 est). Area: 114 729 sq km (44 297 sq miles)
of or relating to North Korea or its inhabitants
an island in the Arctic Ocean, off the N coast of Norway . Area: 329 sq km (127 sq miles)
a constituent republic of S Russia, on the N slopes of the central Caucasus Mountains. Capital: Vladikavkaz . Pop: 709 900 (2002). Area: about 8000 sq km (3088 sq miles)
river flowing from N Colo. north into Wyo. & then southeast through W Nebr., joining the South Platte to form the Platte: 618 mi (995 km)
(until 1974) an administrative division of Yorkshire, now constituting most of North Yorkshire
a region of N Vietnam, on the Gulf of Tonkin : an independent Communist state from 1954 until 1976. Area: 164 061 sq km (63 344 sq miles)
North-western means in or from the north-west of a region or country .
the direction in which a compass needle points, at an angle (the declination ) from the direction of true (geographic) north
city in SW Quebec, Canada : suburb of Montreal, on Montreal Island: pop. 82,000
of or relating to North America or its inhabitants
relating to the North Atlantic and, often, the countries bordering it
a council area of W central Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde : comprises the N part of the historical county of Ayrshire, including the Isle of Arran ; formerly part of Strathclyde Region (1975–96): chiefly agricultural, with fishing and tourism . Administrative centre: Irvine . Pop: 136 030 (2003 est). Area: 884 sq km (341 sq miles)
river flowing from NE N.Mex. east & southeast into the Canadian River in E Okla.: 760 mi (1,223 km)
a state of the southeastern US, on the Atlantic : consists of a coastal plain rising to the Piedmont Plateau and the Appalachian Mountains in the west. Capital: Raleigh . Pop: 8 407 248 (2003 est). Area: 126 387 sq km (48 798 sq miles)
A north-easterly point, area, or direction is to the north-east or towards the north-east.
a subbranch of the Germanic languages that consists of Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Icelandic, and their associated dialects
a landlocked republic in SE Europe, comprising the NW half of ancient Macedon : it became part of the kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes (subsequently Yugoslavia ) in 1913; it declared independence in 1991, but Greece objected to the use of the historical name Macedonia ; in 1993 it was recognized by the UN. Official language: Macedonian . Religion: Orthodox Christian majority, Muslim minority . Currency: denar . Capital: Skopje . Pop: 2 083 160 (2017 est). Area: 25 713 sq km (10 028 sq miles)
the point on the compass or the direction midway between north and northeast, 22° 30′ clockwise from north
the point on the compass or the direction midway between northwest and north, 337° 30′ clockwise from north