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noun. ['ˌnɔrˈθiːst'] the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees.
- compass point
Rhymes with Northeast
Sentences with northeast
For example, the "weather anchor" can point to the northeast area of the map.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Crystal Mountain is on the northeast corner of Mount Rainier National Park.
Fort Hood sits only 60 miles northeast of the city.
adverb. to, toward, or in the north-northeast.
adjective. ['ˌnɔrˈθiːst'] situated in or oriented toward the northeast.
noun. the northeastern region of the United States.
- northeastern United States
- eastern United States
noun. ['ˌnɔrˈθiːst'] the direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point.
adjective. ['ˌnɔrˈθiːst'] coming from the northeast.
adverb. ['ˌnɔrˈθiːst'] to, toward, or in the northeast.
noun. ['ˌnɔrˈθiːst'] a location in the northeastern part of a country, region, or city.