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Definition of North

North

  1. That one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at any place, which lies in the direction of the true meridian, and to the left hand of a person facing the east; the direction opposite to the south.
  2. Any country or region situated farther to the north than another; the northern section of a country.
  3. Specifically: That part of the United States lying north of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.
  4. Lying toward the north; situated at the north, or in a northern direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the north, or coming from the north.
  5. To turn or move toward the north; to veer from the east or west toward the north.
  6. Northward.

North Quotations

He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
Confucius

We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas.
Ronald Reagan

America in its entirety is segregationist and is racist. It's more camouflaged in the north, but it's the same thing.
Malcolm X

Capitalism has worked very well. Anyone who wants to move to North Korea is welcome.
Bill Gates

I hereby accuse the North American empire of being the biggest menace to our planet.
Hugo Chavez
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North Translations

north in Danish is nord
north in Danish is nord
north in Dutch is noorden
north in Dutch is noorden
north in Finnish is pohjoinen
north in Finnish is pohjoinen
north in French is nord
north in French is nord
north in Italian is nord
north in Italian is nord
north in Norwegian is nord
north in Portuguese is norte
north in Portuguese is norte
north in Spanish is norte
north in Spanish is norte
north in Swedish is norra, nord, norr

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