northwest

Definitions of northwest
1

n the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point

Type of:
direction
the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves

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

Synonyms:
NW, nor'-west, northwestward
Type of:
compass point, point
any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass

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

Type of:
location
a point or extent in space

adj situated in or oriented toward the northwest

Synonyms:
northwesterly, northwestern
north
situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north

adj coming from the northwest

Synonyms:
northwesterly
north
situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north

adv to, toward, or in the northwest

Synonyms:
nor'-west, north-west

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