What does Northwest mean?

Definitions for Northwest
ˌnɔrθˈwɛst; Naut. ˌnɔr-North·west

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Northwest.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Northwest, northwestern United States(noun)

    the northwestern region of the United States

  2. northwest(noun)

    the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point

  3. northwest, nor'-west, northwestward, NW(noun)

    the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees

  4. northwest(adj)

    a location in the northwestern part of a country, region, or city

  5. northwestern, northwesterly, northwest(adj)

    situated in or oriented toward the northwest

  6. northwesterly, northwest(adverb)

    coming from the northwest

    "northwesterly winds"

  7. northwest, north-west, nor'-west(adverb)

    to, toward, or in the northwest

Wiktionary

  1. northwest(Noun)

    The compass point halfway between north and west, bearing 315°, abbreviated as NW.

    Etymology: From north + west

  2. northwest(Adjective)

    Towards the northwest, northwestwards, northwestern

    Etymology: From north + west

Webster Dictionary

  1. Northwest(noun)

    the point in the horizon between the north and west, and equally distant from each; the northwest part or region

    Etymology: [AS. norwest.]

  2. Northwest(adj)

    pertaining to, or in the direction of, the point between the north and west; being in the northwest; toward the northwest, or coming from the northwest; as, the northwest coast

    Etymology: [AS. norwest.]

  3. Northwest(adj)

    coming from the northwest; as, a northwest wind

    Etymology: [AS. norwest.]

  4. Northwest(adverb)

    toward the northwest

    Etymology: [AS. norwest.]

How to pronounce Northwest?

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How to say Northwest in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Northwest in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Northwest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Northwest in a Sentence

  1. Greg Wilson:

    This is going to be one of the most complete T. rex specimens in the world. And it’s gorgeous in terms of its preservation — the bone is spectacular, i ’m super excited to be able to bring this to the Burke, the Pacific Northwest and the University of Washington.

  2. Annibal Sodero:

    There is a lot of buzz in northwest Arkansas about the new Aldi store.

  3. The King:

    The north of England was out of step with the rest of the country at this time – far more conservative and in favor of the traditions of the Catholic Church so open rebellion was a real threat, someone more in tune with the local situation may have convinced the King that such a cruel sentence would martyr the abbot and exacerbate problems in the northwest.

  4. Peter Salama:

    It is extremely difficult to do that as you can imagine in a country with very poor infrastructures, the other issue is, we are now tracing more than 4,000 contacts of patients and they have spread out all over the region of northwest Congo, so they have to be followed up and the only way to reach them is motorcycles.

  5. Frank Hargrave:

    An investigation in 1522 suggested that he was corrupt with stories that he had fathered a son ‘with a club foot’ within the local community although these kinds of stories were often fabricated by Henry’s commissioners as they were encouraged to dig up as much dirt as they could, probably to help the dangerous situation in the northwest, a local aristocrat, Sir William Brereton managed to have the Abbot’s death sentence cancelled and he and his canons were pensioned off with the closure of Norton Abbey.

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