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English definition of “north”

north

adverb (also North)     /nɔːθ/ US  /nɔːrθ/ (written abbreviation N, UK also Nth, US also No)
A2 towards the north: Go due (= directly) north for two miles. The garden faces north and doesn't get much sun in the winter.Points of the compassDirection of motion up north informal to or in the north of the country or region: I live in Cambridge, but my relatives live up north in Manchester.Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation Grammar:East or eastern; north or northern?See more
(Definition of north adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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