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north·west

 (nôrth-wĕst′, nôr-wĕst′)
n.
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.
3. 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.
adj.
1. To, toward, of, facing, or in the northwest.
2. Originating in or coming from the northwest: a northwest wind.
adv.
In, from, or toward the northwest.

north·west′ern adj.

northwestern

(ˌnɔːθˈwɛstən)
adj
(Physical Geography) another word for northwest
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations

northwestern

[ˈnɔːθˈwestən] ADJnoroeste, del noroeste
the northwestern part of the islandla parte noroeste or noroccidental de la isla
the northwestern coastla costa noroeste or noroccidental
in northwestern Spainen el noroeste or al noroeste de España, en la España noroccidental

northwestern

[ˌnɔːθˈwɛstən] adjdi nordovest
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encompasses an area from the Universal Business Park, northwesternly to Iowa Street at the Fox River.

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