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northeast

noun [U]  /ˌnɔrθˈist/ ( abbreviation N.E.) us  
the direction between north and east, or the part of an area or country which is in this direction: A snowstorm brought an inch of snow to the northeast.
northeast
adjective, adverb [not gradable]  /ˌnɔrθˈist/ ( abbreviation N.E.) us  
Betsy lives in the northeast corner of Vermont.
northeastern
adjective [not gradable]  /ˌnɔrθˈi·stərn/ ( abbreviation N.E.) us  
northeastern Arizona
Translations of “northeast”
in Korean 북동쪽…
in Arabic شَمال شَرْق…
in Portuguese nordeste…
in Catalan nord-est…
in Japanese 北東(に)…
in Italian nord-est…
in Chinese (Traditional) 東北向,東北方…
in Chinese (Simplified) 东北向,东北方…
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