Definition of North-east

1. Adverb. To, toward, or in the northeast.

Exact synonyms: Nor'-east, Northeast



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Lexicographical Neighbors of North-east

norsels
norsethite
norsolorinic acid dehydrogenase
norsteroid
norsteroids
norsympatol
norsynephrine
nortase
nortelry
nortena
nortenas
norteno
nortenos
north-central
north-east (current term)
north-eastern
north-northeast
north-northwest
north-polar
north-pole
north-seeking pole
north-west
north-western
north and south
north asian tick-borne rickettsiosis
north by east
north by northeast
north by west
north celestial pole

Literary usage of North-east

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"North north-east, with the wind at East. The two and twentieth, in the fore-noone the winde at South-east, wee steered North north-east, as afore: in the ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1885)
"Eastern archipelago:—Sulu archipelago and north-east coast of Borneo. 2810. ... North-East Coast. North and East Coasts of Newfoundland from Ste. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1880)
"That hope is now abandoned ; and the voyages which during later times have been undertaken with the view of discovering the north-east or North-west ..."

4. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1903)
"Whether, however, the Romans faced the east and the rising sun, or the south and the mid-day sun, the left and east or north-east side was for them the ..."

5. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"North north-east, with the wind at East. The two and twentieth, in the fore-noone the winde at South-east, wee steered North north-east, as afore: in the ..."

6. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"north-east and by East. East Northeast. East and by North. East. 55 Dicke. ... North, north-east, is by the West side, North and by North. 60 Dicke. ..."

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