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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 NT or NWT; French: Territoires du Nord-Ouest; formerly North-West Territories) is a federal territory of Canada...
- The Pacific Northwest (PNW), sometimes referred to as Cascadia, is a geographic region in western North America bounded by its coastal waters of the Pacific...
- Northwest Airlines Corp. (often abbreviated as NWA) was a major airline in the United States from 1926 until its merger with Delta Air Lines in 2010....
- The Northwest P****age (NWP) is the sea lane between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the Arctic Ocean, along the northern coast of North America...
- North by Northwest is a 1959 American spy thriller film produced, directed by Alfred Hitch**** and written by Ernest Lehman, who wanted to write "the...
- 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...
- up northwest in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Northwest is a comp**** point. Northwest or north-west or north west may also refer to: Northwest (direction)...
- Northwest Corridor may refer to: Northwest Corridor, part of Interstate 75 in Georgia Northwest Corridor (Lancaster), a neighborhood in Lancaster, Pennsylvania...
- The Northwest Ordinance (formally An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio and also known as...