north
1. [ noun ] (geography) the region of the United States lying north of the Mason-Dixon line
Related terms: geographical_area Yankee US northern
2. [ adverb ] in a northern direction
Synonyms: to_the_north northward northwards northerly in_the_north
Examples:

"they earn more up North" "Let's go north!"

3. [ adverb ] in a northern direction
Synonyms: to_the_north northward northwards northerly in_the_north
Examples:

"they earn more up North" "Let's go north!"

4. [ adjective ] situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
Examples:

"artists like north light" "the north portico"

Related terms: south northerly northwestern northerly northeastern northeastward northernmost north-central northwesterly northwestward north-central northeasterly northbound
5. [ noun ] (government,geography) the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
Synonyms: Union
Examples:

"he has visited every state in the Union" "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union" "the North's superior resources turned the scale"

Related terms: US free_state US northern
6. [ noun ] (geography) any region lying in or toward the north
Synonyms: northland septentrion
Related terms: region northern
7. [ noun ] the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
Synonyms: N due_north
Related terms: cardinal_compass_point
8. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1797
9. [ noun ] (politics) British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
Synonyms: second_earl_of_guilford frederick_north
Related terms: statesman
10. [ noun ] the direction in which a compass needle points
Synonyms: compass_north magnetic_north
Related terms: direction
Similar spelling:   Northey
  Northway
  Norred