from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. northwest
  • abbr. northwestern

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • abbr. northwest
  • abbr. North Rhine-Westphalia, a federal state of Germany.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of Northwestern Provinces.
  • n. An abbreviation
  • n. of Northwest Territory;
  • n. of Northwestern Territories.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees


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