Definition of North


  • British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
    - frederick north - second earl of guilford
  • the direction in which a compass needle points
    - magnetic north - compass north
  • the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point
  • a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city
  • the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    - due north - n
  • the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    "he has visited every state in the Union"
    "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"
    "the North's superior resources turned the scale"
  • the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line


  • situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
    "artists like north light"
    "the north portico"


  • in a northern direction
    "they earn more up north"
    "Let's go north!"
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Unscramble north

26 unscramble word found using the letters north.

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