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north·east

 (nôrth-ēst′, nôr-ēst′)
n.
1. Abbr. NE The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and due east, or 45° east of due north.
2. An area or region lying in the northeast.
3. Northeast A region of the northeast United States, generally including the New England states, New York, and sometimes Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
adj.
1. To, toward, of, facing, or in the northeast.
2. Originating in or coming from the northeast: a northeast wind.
adv.
In, from, or toward the northeast.

north·east′ern adj.
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northeastern

(ˌnɔːθˈiːstən)
adj
(Physical Geography) another word for northeast
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.northeastern - situated in or oriented toward the northeast; "the northeasterly part of the island"
north - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; "artists like north light"; "the north portico"
2.northeastern - of a region of the United States generally including the New England states; New York; and sometimes New Jersey and Pennsylvania
eastern - of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States; "the Eastern establishment"
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Translations

northeastern

[ˈnɔːθˈiːstən] ADJnor(d)este, del nor(d)este
in northeastern Spainal nor(d)este or en el nor(d)este de España
the northeastern coastla costa nororiental or nor(d)este
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northeastern

[ˌnɔːðˈiːstən] adjdi nordest
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