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north·west / ˌnôr[unvoicedth]ˈwest/ • n. (usu. the northwest) 1. the point of the horizon midway between north and west: he pointed to the northwest. ∎  the compass point corresponding to this. ∎  the direction in which this lies. 2. the northwestern part of a country, region, or town: they had originally come from someplace in the northwest of Mexico. • adj. 1. lying toward, near, or facing the northwest: the northwest corner of the square. ∎  (of a wind) blowing from the northwest. 2. of or denoting the northwestern part of a country, region, or town, or its inhabitants: northwest Europe. • adv. to or toward the northwest: he turned onto the highway and headed northwest. DERIVATIVES: north·west·ern / -ˈwestərn/ adj.

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