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English definition of “northeast”

northeast

adjective, adverb     /ˌnɔːθˈiːst/ US  /ˌnɔːrθ-/
B1 in or towards the northeast: Go northeast for about five miles. The town is/lies roughly northeast of here. the northeast corner of the fieldPoints of the compassDirection of motion northeast wind a wind that comes from the northeastWind and windsStormy weather
(Definition of northeast adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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