north-south direction

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Noun1.north-south direction - in a direction parallel with lines of longitude
direction, way - a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
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"During my talks in Doha with the Emir, the Prime Minister, the Qatar Transport Minister and the Executive Director of the Qatar Investment Agency, the Partnership for Road Infrastructure Development in Bulgaria in the North-South direction was raised again, Rumen Radev pointed out.
The expert then drew attention to at least 2 very important corridors in the East-West and North-South direction passing through Azerbaijan.
Improvements are to include new exterior finishes, expansion of the building in the north-south direction, new path booths, driveway, and a new sign on West Burnside Street.
"Ripley Road runs in a north-south direction, and Rolston Road intersects it about halfway.
The Orange line track runs in a north-south direction through the city of Lahore, along the Grand Trunk Road, Macleod Road, Lake Road, Multan Road and Raiwind Road.
For cultivation of the young plants, dad used a one-horse, one-row walking cultivator, going first in the north-south direction and then in the east-west direction.
Students occasionally employed a portrait orientation in constructing their maps, which results in the shape of the United States being compacted on an east-west plane with the West Coast being elongated in a north-south direction. States with distinctive shapes (Oklahoma, Texas, Idaho) tended to have these shapes effectively replicated on student maps regardless of any distance decay function.
"The north-south direction confuses people, many people are not able to point out which is south and which is north while driving.
The Sierra Madre is the longest mountain range in the country running in the north-south direction from Cagayan up north to Quezon in the south.
KARACHI: Competing from North-South direction fancied pair of Bilal Gulzar and Masood Mazhar clinched the inaugural Ehsan Abbasi Memorial Pairs Bridge Tournament here at the Aslam Hall on Friday evening.
_: The Maldives is located in the Indian Ocean, consisting of 1,192 coral islands grouped in a double chain of 26 atolls, along the north-south direction. The atolls are spread over roughly 90,000 square kilometers, making the Maldives one of the world's most dispersed countries.