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Definition of Northwest


  1. The point in the horizon between the north and west, and equally distant from each; the northwest part or region.
  2. 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.
  3. Coming from the northwest; as, a northwest wind.
  4. Toward the northwest.

Northwest Quotations

There's something about the Pacific Northwest, the scale of it, and the fact that not so long ago people came here and died getting here, and then died the first winter they were here. There's this breathtaking beauty, just a little bit of moss on the tree, just this little thread of danger, and the sinister. And I really like that.
Chelsea Cain

Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest.
Bruce Babbitt

Remember, the Arctic didn't have any ice. And the Northwest Passage was wide open. They were raising grapes in Scotland for God sakes, had a huge winery. Iceland was a farming community. As some of the glaciers retreated they found villages that were covered with ice.
Don Young

We depend on our rivers and dams for energy, transportation, irrigation and recreation and I will continue this year to fight for what's best for the Pacific Northwest.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers

The Pacific Northwest depends on inexpensive renewable energy from our dams.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
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Northwest Translations

northwest in French is nord ouest
northwest in German is Nordwesten
northwest in Italian is nordovest
northwest in Spanish is noroeste
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