"north" in the noun sense
the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
2. Union, North
the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War
"he has visited every state in the Union"
"Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"
"the North's superior resources turned the scale"
3. north, due north, northward, N
the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city
the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point
6. north, magnetic north, compass north
the direction in which a compass needle points
7. North, Frederick North, Second Earl of Guilford
British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
"north" in the adjective sense
situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
"artists like north light"
"the north portico"
"north" in the adverb sense
1. north, northerly, northwards, northward
in a northern direction
"they earn more up north"
"Let's go north!"
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