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north

north

 
pronunciation:
north
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, adverb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the direction to the left of a person facing the rising sun.
definition 2: one of the four major points of direction on the compass, ninety degrees clockwise from west.
definition 3: (often cap.) the northern part of a country or area.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: from, of, or in the north.
a north windNorth America.the North Pole
definition 2: toward or facing the north.
the north wall
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: from, in, or toward the north.