nor'-west

Definitions of nor'-west
  1. adverb
    to, toward, or in the northwest
    synonyms: north-west, northwest
  2. noun
    the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
    synonyms: NW, northwest, northwestward
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    type of:
    compass point, point
    any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
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