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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

Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
Lyndon B. Johnson

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

Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North.
Andrew Johnson

North Americans don't understand... that our country is not just Cuba; our country is also humanity.
Fidel Castro

America is looking for answers. She's looking for a new direction; the world is looking for a light. That light can come from America's great North Star; it can come from Alaska.
Sarah Palin
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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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