from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and north-northwest, or 11°15ʹ west of due north.
- adv. Toward or from north by west.
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- n. The compass point halfway between north and north-northwest, specifically 348.75°, abbreviated as NbW.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the compass point that is one point west of due north
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