Definitions

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

  • n. the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Early on the morning of the eleventh the Leibstandarte stormed forward between the rail line and the Psyol, which turned northward here, toward the area due north of Prokhorovka.

    Panzer Aces

  • From Front Royal the road on which Jackson was advancing stretched almost due north to Winchester.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • One of the farthest flung was Smith Ranch Dry Lake, located some 380 miles due north of Edwards, and east of Reno, Nevada.

    First Man

  • It had taken them just under an hour to fly due north to the Ilulissat icefjord, on Greenland's west coast, almost a hundred and sixty miles north of the Arctic Circle.

    Crusader Gold

  • The Gaspésie lies seven hundred miles due north of Boston, and the winters are bleak.

    THE SECOND MARK

  • He had known the first caravan to go behind them from Mon to Ygotai would carry the news of his having crossed the border: he had planned for that, planned to stay ahead of that rumor, even to use it: they would expect Saukendar to go due north to Cheng'di or into Yiungei, not to Hua.

    2005

  • The Leibstandarte had assembled to the south, due north of Zhitomir.

    Panzer Aces

  • Once our ride was secured, Lisa announced that, rather than taking the most direct route, west out of town, then due north on I-55, running between lakes Maurepas and Pont-chartrain, we should—“while we are down here”—visit Pass Christian, where she summered on the Gulf with her family as a child.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

  • “You are less than a mile due north of Sweetbriar,” he said, his voice heavy.

    Sweetbriar

  • As near as I've been able to figure, Lal's head-quarters lay about two miles due north of Ferozepore, but it was still dark when we passed through the lines of tent-lanes, all ablaze with torches.

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

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