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Definition of Northwest

Northwest
Northwest North`west", n. [AS. nor[eth]west.] The point in the horizon between the north and west, and equally distant from each; the northwest part or region.
Northwest
Northwest North`west", a. 1. Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the point between the north and west; being in the northwest; toward the northwest, or coming from the northwest; as, the northwest coast. 2. Coming from the northwest; as, a northwest wind. Northwest passage, a passage or communication by sea between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans along the north coast of America, long sought for by navigators.
Northwest
Northwest North`west", adv. Toward the northwest.

Meaning of Northwest from wikipedia

- ordinal (intercardinal) directions—northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest—each located halfway between two cardinal directions. Some disciplines...
- The Northwest Territories (abbreviated as: NT or NWT; French: Territoires du Nord-Ouest) is a federal territory of Canada. At a land area of approximately...
- The Pacific Northwest (PNW) is a geographic region in western North America bounded by its coastal waters of the Pacific Ocean to the west and, loosely...
- North by Northwest is a 1959 American spy thriller film produced and directed by Alfred Hitch****, starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, and James Mason...
- The Northwest P****age (NWP) is the sea route between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America...
- The Northwest Angle, known simply as the Angle by locals, and coextensive with Angle Township, is a part of northern Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota...
- Northwest Airlines Corp. (NWA) was a major United States airline founded in 1926 and absorbed into Delta Air Lines, Inc. by a merger. The merger, approved...
- The Northwest Territory, also known as the Old Northwest and formally known as the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio, was formed from unorganized western...
- The Inland Northwest, historically and alternatively known as the Inland Empire, is a region of the American Northwest centered on the Greater Spokane...
- Northwest China (Chinese: 西北; pinyin: Xīběi; lit. 'West-north') is a statistical region of China which includes the autonomous regions of Xinjiang and...