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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Northwest, northwestern United Statesnoun

    the northwestern region of the United States

  2. northwestnoun

    the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point

  3. northwest, nor'-west, northwestward, NWnoun

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

  4. northwestadjective

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

  5. northwestern, northwesterly, northwestadjective

    situated in or oriented toward the northwest

  6. northwesterly, northwestadverb

    coming from the northwest

    "northwesterly winds"

  7. northwest, north-west, nor'-westadverb

    to, toward, or in the northwest

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  1. north-west

    North-west refers to the intermediate compass direction that is halfway between north and west. It is exactly 45 degrees from each of these cardinal directions. It can also be used to describe the sides, parts, or regions of an area that are approximately or relatively located in this direction.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'north-west' in Nouns Frequency: #2996

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of north-west in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of north-west in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of north-west in a Sentence

  1. Marda Scheepers:

    They are doing work in the three main maize provinces, Mpumalanga, Free State and North West, they go into a field and they do crop counts and plant counts to get an average yield for the province.

  2. Tim Farron:

    She has come a long way since we were on the hustings together in north west Durham.

  3. Abby Lee Miller:

    I cannot be a fan of this shoot, there are so many amazing dancers in the world… Kendall Jenner is not one of them! Shame on Momager, Kris Jenner!!! She never made these kids take dance class. She better get North West to the @aldcstudiola before it’s too late!

  4. Martin Griffiths:

    We have so far failed the people in north-west Syria. They rightly feel abandoned. Looking for international help that hasn’t arrived.

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