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north·east / ˌnôr[unvoicedth]ˈēst/ • n. 1. (usu. the northeast) the point of the horizon midway between north and east: I pointed to the northeast. ∎  the compass point corresponding to this. ∎  the direction in which this lies: the entrance was through a small door to the northeast. 2. the northeastern part of a country, region, or town: people from the predominantly Russian towns in the northeast | the northeast of Brazil. • adj. 1. lying toward, near, or facing the northeast. ∎  (of a wind) coming from the northeast: there was a strong northeast wind. 2. of or denoting the northeastern part of a specified country, region, or town, or its inhabitants: northeast Baltimore. • adv. to or toward the northeast: the ship sailed northeast | the northeast-facing slopes. DERIVATIVES: north·east·ern / -ˈēstərn/ adj.

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Northeast

North·east / ˌnôr[unvoicedth]ˈēst/ a region of the U.S., usually thought to include the six New England states, New Jersey, and the eastern portions of New York state and Pennsylvania.

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northeastarriviste, artiste, batiste, beast, dirigiste, east, feast, least, Mideast, modiste, northeast, piste, priest, southeast, uncreased, unreleased, yeast •wildebeest • hartebeest • beanfeast •anapaest (US anapest)

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