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Definition of North

  • That one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at any place, which lies in the direction of the true meridian, and to the left hand of a person facing the east; the direction opposite to the south.
  • Any country or region situated farther to the north than another; the northern section of a country.
  • Specifically: That part of the United States lying north of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.
  • Lying toward the north; situated at the north, or in a northern direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the north, or coming from the north.
  • To turn or move toward the north; to veer from the east or west toward the north.
  • Northward.
  • a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city
  • the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
  • the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
  • British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
  • the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
  • the direction in which a compass needle points
  • the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point
  • in a northern direction
  • situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north

How to use north in a sentence. North pronunciation.

The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
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Yonder a camel-driver squatted and counted his earnings; and a sheepdealer haggled with the owner of a ghiassa bound for the sands of the North.
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As of February, 2002, contributions are being solicited from people and organizations in: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
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Its business office is located at 809 North 1500 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116, (801) 596-1887, email business@pglaf.org.
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We were on the north shore.
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Before her, east, west, and north, lay the wooded landscape, soft of hue beneath the summer sky, spreading its tranquil beauty far away to the mists of the horizon.
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The parallel holds good in Russia, where the Little Russians, the men of the Ukraine, have ever shown characteristics that separate them from the people of the North.
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Into this book the exile in the city of the North poured out all his love for the country and the village customs of his own Little Russia.
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In a rural district, in the North of England, lived a shoe-maker who had signed the temperance pledge often, but never had strength to keep it.
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A lady who lived on the north side of London, set out one day to see a poor sick friend, living in Drury Lane, and took with her a basket provided with tea, butter, and food.
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But on the day fixed for repairs a _bleak north wind set in_." Now came cold weather, the fire must be put out, the repairs could not be put off.
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I now asked the Lord for two things, viz.: "That He would be pleased to change the _north wind into a south wind_, and that he would give the workmen a mind to work.
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The evening before, the bleak north wind blew still; but on the Wednesday the south wind blew _exactly as I had prayed_.
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A superintendent of a Sabbath school, formerly resident in the South, but who had been obliged to flee to the North because of his known faithfulness to the national government, was residing there, knowing that if discovered by the Confederate soldiers, he would be in great peril of life, property and every indignity,-in the gray dawn of that memorable day, with his wife and two little girls, again on foot, he fled to the chain of mountains lying north-west of the doomed village.
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A year ago last month, while in the north of Scotland, I met the man again.
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I was getting ready to haul my Winter's stock of wood, for which I had to go two miles over a road running north and south, entirely unprotected from the keen cold west winds that prevail the most of the time in that part of Canada during the Winter months.
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It divided north and south, and passed about a quarter of a mile on either side of them, reunited again and passed on, and not one solitary drop of rain fell on that encampment.
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As of 10/28/01 contributions are only being solicited from people in: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming We have filed in about 45 states now, but these are the only ones that have responded.
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About the end of April their Majesties set out together to visit the departments of the North; and the journey was an almost exact repetition of the one I made in 1804 with the Emperor, only the Empress was no longer the good, kind Josephine.
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It is a thing which could hardly exist in the practical North; would certainly last but a very brief time; as brief a time as it would last in London.
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Examples of North

Example #1
Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
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At his feet lay the great mosque, and the citadel, whose guns controlled the city, could pour into it a lava stream of shot and shell.
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The curious came about him and looked at him, but he did not see or hear.
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Here sat a seller of sugar cane; there wandered, clanking his brasses, a merchant of sweet waters; there shouted a cheap-jack of the Nile the virtues of a knife from Sheffield.
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We have filed in all 50 states now, but these are the only ones that have responded.
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