from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or situated in the northwest; lying in or toward the northwest: as, the Northwestern Provinces of British India.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or being in, the northwest; in a direction toward the northwest; coming from the northwest; northwesterly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the northwest; from or to in such a direction.

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

  • adjective situated in or oriented toward the northwest
  • adjective of a region of the United States generally including Washington; Oregon; Idaho; and sometimes Montana; Wyoming


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