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

  • adv. Toward, to, or in the northeast.
  • n. A northeastward direction, point, or region.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In or toward the northeast
  • adv. Toward the northeast

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Toward the northeast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Toward the northeast.

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

  • n. the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
  • adv. in a northeastward direction
  • adj. toward the northeast


northeast +‎ -ward (Wiktionary)



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