northeast northeast  /ˌnɔr ˈθist/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
  2. (n) the northeastern region of the United States
  3. (n) the direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point
  4. (n) a location in the northeastern part of a country, region, or city
  5. (adj) situated in or oriented toward the northeast
  6. (adj) coming from the northeast
  7. (adv) to, toward, or in the northeast

Usage(s):

  1. President Bush won the northeast corner of the state with two-thirds of the vote in 2004, the same margin that elected the last Republican congressman there in 2006.
  2. Gawng Lang sits on a lonely hilltop in northeast Burma, sheltered by gently swaying bamboo.
  3. In a mountainous region 385 km northeast of the North Korean capital, Kim Jong Il's government showed that it was as good as its word when it comes to saber-rattling.

News

  1. Northeast Wisconsin Reacts to Gay Marriage Ruling

    APPLETON- Here in Northeast Wisconsin people are split on the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision
    on June 27, 2013     Source: NBC26 Green Bay

  2. Northeast Ohio duo indicted for selling 'bath salts' on website

    Two people from Northeast Ohio indicted for conspiracy with intent to distribute bath salts
    on June 27, 2013     Source: WKYC Cleveland

  3. Northeast Missouri residents get to learn about upcoming road projects

    Northeast Missouri residents will get the chance to learn about an upcoming roadwork project.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: WGEM Quincy

Quotes

  1. "We've won some of the biggest states in the country. We have won primaries in the West, the South, the Midwest, and the Northeast," senator McCain told his supporters. "And although I've never minded the role of the underdog ...... we must...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: John McCain Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "North Korea is directly and recklessly challenging the international community. North Korea's behavior increases tensions and undermines stability in Northeast Asia," Obama said in a statement.
    on May 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

  3. Still, Hu agreed with Lee that the "rocket launch would negatively affect peace and stability in Northeast Asia and there should be a discussion among related countries" after it takes place, Lee's office said.
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Hu Jintao Source: guardian.co.uk

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