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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

I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came.
Jefferson Davis

We have it. The smoking gun. The evidence. The potential weapon of mass destruction we have been looking for as our pretext of invading Iraq. There's just one problem - it's in North Korea.
Jon Stewart

Some scientists believe climate change is the cause of unprecedented melting of the North Pole, and that effects these very uncertain weather patterns. I think we should listen to those scientists and experts.
Dalai Lama

The fabric of North Carolina and what makes our state so special is our families and our common desire for a brighter future for our children. No matter what your family looks like, we all want the same thing for our families - happiness, health, prosperity, a bright future for our children and grandchildren.
Kay Hagan

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
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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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