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northeastern

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  • s  situated in or oriented toward the northeast
  • s  of a region of the United States generally including the New England states; New York; and sometimes New Jersey and Pennsylvania

  • The forested hills of northeastern India must rank among the last places on the planet where you would expect to find a synagogue, let alone two.
  • Felix has never fought in the jungles of northeastern Burma, where a rebel army is preparing for war with one of Asia's largest militaries.
  • Several of the ethnic militias in that part of northeastern Burma have financed themselves through the drug trade.
News & Articles

  • Thar He Blows: Trump Tussles With Scots Over Wind Turbines
    U.S. tycoon Donald Trump is waging a war on a proposed wind turbine facility off the northeastern coast of Scotland. 'The Donald' is spending millions creating a luxe golf resort there — which would overlook the 11 turbines, part of Scotland's ambitious push to convert to renewable sources of energy.
    July 1, 2013 - NPR
  • Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival 2013
    The opening ceremonies for this year's Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Heilongjiang province in northeastern China were held earlier this week. The event, held since 1963, can last more than a month, depending on the weather, and attracts visitors from around the world who come to see the elaborate ice and snow sculptures.        
    July 1, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • Northeastern alum Overman named all-state
    MOUNT OLIVE — Former Northeastern softball player Beth Overman, who helped lead Mount Olive to a conference championship and NCAA Tournament berth, was named to the 2012-13 NCCSIA Softball All-State First Team, as voted on by members of the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association.
    June 30, 2013 - The Daily Advance
Quotes

  • Lula da Silva in International Herald Tribune
    It will help create jobs and income in the poorest regions of our country, especially in the northeastern semi-arid region, where many of these crops are actually native,Silva said at the facility, which his operated by a subsidiary of the...
  • Pranab Mukherjee in Deccan Herald
    It is reported that the most prominent pirate militias today have their roots in the fishing communities of the Somali coast, especially in northeastern and central Somalia and that their organization reflects Somali clan-based social... Ban Ki-moon http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban_Ki-moon&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFIDDDOdKd-qT9hUhe56NEPnY21Lw AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gNmIjD5XLINpPvbSuQ8kXQMSnfLQ&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH6oX87kBa4wiFd3NozsaiXaNQsow Mar 18, 2009 68280 91155 northeastern I am convinced that by gradually integrating this region through cross-border market access, the northeastern states can become the bridge between Indian economy and what is undoubtedly the fastest growing and dynamic region of the world," said...

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