northwest

Definitions of northwest
  1. noun
    the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point
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    type of:
    direction
    the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
  2. noun
    the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
    synonyms: NW, nor'-west, northwestward
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    type of:
    compass point, point
    any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
  3. noun
    a location in the northwestern part of a country, region, or city
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    location
    a point or extent in space
  4. adjective
    situated in or oriented toward the northwest
    synonyms: northwesterly, northwestern
    north
    situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
  5. adjective
    coming from the northwest
    synonyms: northwesterly
    north
    situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
  6. adverb
    to, toward, or in the northwest
    synonyms: nor'-west, north-west
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