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adjective. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] situated in or oriented toward the northwest.
Rhymes with Northwest
adverb. to, toward, or in the north-northwest.
noun. the northwestern region of the United States.
- western United States
- Cascade Mountains
- northwestern United States
adverb. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] to, toward, or in the northwest.
adjective. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] coming from the northwest.
noun. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point.
noun. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] a location in the northwestern part of a country, region, or city.
noun. ['ˌnɔrθˈwɛst'] the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees.
- compass point
Sentences with northwest
1. Adjective, superlative
Most of the major monuments and museums are in the northwest section of town, which is very safe, and a place where tourists feel very comfortable.
It's less than 19 miles southeast of Las Vegas -- about a half-hour drive -- and about 10.5 miles northwest of Boulder City, which is about a 20-minute drive.
3. Verb, base form
If you plan to gas up the family vehicle for the trek, you should consider two routes from Ohio to northwest Wyoming, each of which features plenty of exciting stops along the way.