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1. Abbr. NW The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and due west, or 45° west of due north.
2. An area or region lying in the northwest.
a. A region of the northwest United States, generally including Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
b. Any of various historical regions of the United States, originally coextensive with the Northwest Territory but later often defined as including the lands between the upper Mississippi and the Missouri River.
1. To, toward, of, facing, or in the northwest.
2. Originating in or coming from the northwest: a northwest wind.
In, from, or toward the northwest.
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|Adj.||1.||northwestern - situated in or oriented toward the northwest|
north - situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; "artists like north light"; "the north portico"
|2.||northwestern - of a region of the United States generally including Washington; Oregon; Idaho; and sometimes Montana; Wyoming|
western - of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River; "a Western ranch"
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northwestern[ˈnɔːθˈwestən] ADJ → noroeste, del noroeste
the northwestern part of the island → la parte noroeste or noroccidental de la isla
the northwestern coast → la costa noroeste or noroccidental
in northwestern Spain → en el noroeste or al noroeste de España, en la España noroccidental
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northwestern[ˌnɔːθˈwɛstən] adj → di nordovest
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