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north-north·west

(nôrth′nôrth-wĕst′, nôr′nôr-wĕst′)
n. Abbr. NNW
The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and northwest, or 22°30′ west of due north.
adj.
To, toward, of, facing, or in the north-northwest.
adv.
In, from, or toward the north-northwest.
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north-northwest

n
(Physical Geography) the point on the compass or the direction midway between northwest and north, 337° 30′ clockwise from north
adj, adv
(Physical Geography) in, from, or towards this direction
Symbol: NNW
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north′-northwest′



n.
1. the compass point midway between north and northwest. Abbr.: NNW
adj.
2. coming from this point, as a wind.
3. in the direction of this point.
adv.
4. toward this point.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.north-northwest - to, toward, or in the north-northwest
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Translations

north-northwest

[ˌnɔːθˌnɔːθˈwest]
A. Nnornoroeste m
B. ADJnornoroeste
C. ADV (= toward north-northwest) → hacia el nornoroeste; [situated] → al nornoroeste, en el nornoroeste
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

north-northwest

[ˌnɔːθˌnɔːθˈwɛst] nnord-nordovest m
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