Translation of "north" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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northnoun [ U ]

also North uk /nɔːθ/ us /nɔːrθ/ written abbreviation N, UK also Nth, US also No.

A2 the direction that goes towards the part of the earth above the equator, opposite to the south, or the part of an area or country that is in this direction

北;北方;北部
The points of the compass are north, south, east, and west. 罗盘上的方位点分别为北、南、东和西。
The landscape is more mountainous in the north (of the country). (该国)北部乡村多山。
Cambridge is/lies to the north of London. 剑桥位于伦敦以北。
a north-facing window 朝北的窗户
the North

the rich industrial countries of the world, most of which are above the equator

(大多位于北半球的)北方发达国家

the northern states of the middle and eastern part of the US

(美国)北方各州
The North defeated the South in the American Civil War. 美国内战中北方各州战胜了南方各州。

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northadjective

also North uk /nɔːθ/ us /nɔːrθ/ written abbreviation N, UK also Nth, US also No

A2 in or forming the north part of something

(在)北部的
North America/Africa 北美/北非
the north coast of Iceland 冰岛北部海岸
Our farm is a few miles north of the village. 我们的农场位于村庄以北几英里处。
north wind

a wind coming from the north

北风

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northadverb

also North uk /nɔːθ/ us /nɔːrθ/ written abbreviation N, UK also Nth, US also No

A2 towards the north

向北,朝北
Go due (= directly) north for two miles. 往北直走两英里。
The garden faces north and doesn't get much sun in the winter. 花园朝北,冬天没有多少阳光。
up north informal

to or in the north of the country or region

到北部;在北部
I live in London, but my relatives live up north, in Manchester. 我住在剑桥,而我的亲戚们住在北部的曼彻斯特。

(Translation of “north” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)