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  Dictionary Definition of north

north
noun
1. a cardinal point of the compass lying in the plane of the meridian and to the right of a person facing the setting sun or west.
2. the direction in which this point lies.
3. magnetic north.
4. ( lower case or cap. ) a quarter or territory situated in this direction.
5. Chiefly Poetic the north wind.
-- adjective
6. lying towards or situated in the north.
7. directed or proceeding towards the north.
8. coming from the north, as a wind.
9. ( cap. ) designating the northern part of a region, nation, country, etc.: North Atlantic.
-- adverb
10. towards or in the north.
11. from the north. Also, especially Nautical, nor'.
[ME and OE, c. G Nord ]
North
noun
1. Alfred John, 1855--1917, Australian ornithologist; wrote Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania which was published in four volumes between 1901 and 1914.
2. Christopher, pen name of John Wilson.
3. Frederick ( 2nd Earl of Guilford ), 1732--92, British statesman; prime minister 1770--82.
4. Sir Thomas, 1535?--1601?, English translator of Plutarch's Lives.