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north, North

noun [no plural] /nɔrθ/
A2 the direction that is on your left when you face toward the rising sun: Which way is north?
the north A2 the part of an area that is farther toward the north than the rest: She’s from a town in the north of Oregon.
north adjective A2 the north bank of the river North America north adverb A2 We drove north.
Translations of “north, North”
in Russian север…
in Turkish kuzey yönü, Kuzey…
in Polish północ…
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