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Synonyms for North

northward(s)

Synonyms

  • northward(s)
  • in a northerly direction

Synonyms for North

the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)

the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees

a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city

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the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point

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the direction in which a compass needle points

British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)

situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north

Antonyms

in a northern direction

References in classic literature ?
We can thus also understand the fact that the Alpine plants of each mountain-range are more especially related to the arctic forms living due north or nearly due north of them: for the migration as the cold came on, and the re-migration on the returning warmth, will generally have been due south and north.
This mount, situated in 9@ north latitude and 20@ east longitude, rose to a height of 10,600 feet above the surface of the moon.
He went back to North Shingles with his mind not quite decided on the course to take with Mrs.
sent back again; I hope I'm thankful; but I don't like to hear the North Pole run down in such a fishy place as this.
Never for a moment were we safe from the sudden charge of some huge demon of the north.
Far to the north the Big Bwana and his black warriors clung tenaciously to the trail of the fleeing safari that was luring them further and further from the girl they sought to save, while back at the bungalow the woman who had loved Meriem as though she had been her own waited impatiently and in sorrow for the return of the rescuing party and the girl she was positive her invincible lord and master would bring back with him.
She was so old," explained the Witch of the North, "that she dried up quickly in the sun.
From this high backbone of earth, to the north, across the diminishing, down-falling ranges, we caught a glimpse of a far lake.
The Tununirmiut returned from the yearly salmon-fishing, and made their houses on the early ice to the north of Bylot's Island, ready to go after the seal as soon as the sea froze.
According to the narrative of the German doctor, Ferdinand Werne, the expedition attempted in 1840, under the auspices of Mehemet Ali, stopped at Gondokoro, between the fourth and fifth parallels of north latitude.
He knew that the people in the North who gave money gave it for the purpose of helping the whole cause of Negro civilization, and not merely for the advancement of any one school.
There had been company at the brick house to the bountiful Thanksgiving dinner which had been provided at one o'clock,--the Burnham sisters, who lived between North Riverboro and Shaker Village, and who for more than a quarter of a century had come to pass the holiday with the Sawyers every year.
The vast plain was studded on the west with innumerable hills of conical shape, such as are seen north of the Arkansas River.
She had heard of many women, among whom were white women, who had been sold by outlaws such as Achmet Zek into the slavery of black harems, or taken farther north into the almost equally hideous existence of some Turkish seraglio.
Fe -- Change in Landscape -- Geology -- Tooth of extinct Horse -- Relation of the Fossil and recent Quadrupeds of North and South America -- Effects of a great Drought -- Parana -- Habits of the Jaguar -- Scissor-beak -- Kingfisher, Parrot, and Scissor-tail -- Revolution -- Buenos Ayres State of Government.