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  1. Pacific Northwestnoun

    a region of the northwestern United States usually including Washington and Oregon and sometimes southwestern British Columbia


  1. Pacific Northwestnoun

    The region of North America along the Pacific coast, the core of which is the states of Washington and Oregon, variously including southern British Columbia, northern California, Idaho, and the panhandle of or all of Alaska.


  1. Pacific Northwest

    The Pacific Northwest is a region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and, loosely, by the Rocky Mountains on the east. Though no universally agreed upon boundary exists, a common conception includes the U.S. states of Oregon, Washington, and the Canadian province of British Columbia. Broader conceptions reach north into Alaska and Yukon, south into the coastal and mountainous regions of Northern California, and east into Idaho and western Montana, and western Wyoming to the Continental Divide. Narrower conceptions may be limited to the Northwestern U.S. or to the coastal areas west of the Cascade and Coast mountains. The variety of definitions can be attributed to partially overlapping commonalities of the region's history, geography, society, and other factors. The Northwest Coast is the coastal regions of the Pacific Northwest and the Northwest Plateau is the inland regions. The term "Pacific Northwest" should not be confused with the Northwest Territory or the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pacific Northwest in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pacific Northwest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Pacific Northwest in a Sentence

  1. Andy Slavitt:

    There is a bit of a split personality in how people react, ron DeSantis will probably go running mask-less into ICU wards without fear. But people in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, California and Pacific Northwest are going to display more caution.

  2. Zack Labe:

    As a climate scientist, I am particularly alarmed at how extreme heatwaves, such as the one which impacted the Pacific Northwest this summer, are projected to become more common in the future, but right now we have a big opportunity. We can help reduce the severity and frequency of future extreme heatwaves( and overall climate change) by systematically reducing our consumption of fossil fuels.

  3. Dan Black:

    We actually almost ran Pacific Northwest completely out of growlers when it hit.

  4. 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.

  5. Vivek Shandas:

    Unfortunately we're not well-prepared, generally speaking in the Pacific Northwest, for heat, our [ power ] grids are largely taxed during the wintertime for heating purposes, but in the summer, there's a lot less capacity in the grid to be able to actually manage some of the major drains on cooling infrastructure that's needed.

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