North is a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography.
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... The North Atlantic Current (also known as North Atlantic Drift and North Atlantic Sea Movement) is a powerful warm ocean current that continues the Gulf Stream northeast ... The other major branch continues north along the coast of northwestern Europe ... Driven by the global thermohaline circulation (THC), the North Atlantic Current is also often considered part of the wind-driven Gulf Stream which goes further east and north from the North American coast, across the ...
More definitions of "North":
- (noun): British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792).
Synonyms: Frederick North, Second Earl of Guilford
- (noun): The region of the United States lying north of the Mason-Dixon Line.
- (adj): Situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north.
Example: "Artists like north light"; "the north portico"
- (noun): The United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War).
Example: "The North's superior resources turned the scale"
Famous quotes containing the word north:
“By the North Gate, the wind blows full of sand,
Lonely from the beginning of time until now!
Trees fall, the grass goes yellow with autumn.”
—Li Po (701762)
“The North will at least preserve your flesh for you; Northerners are pale for good and all. Theres very little difference between a dead Swede and a young man whos had a bad night. But the Colonial is full of maggots the day after he gets off the boat.”
—Louis-Ferdinand Céline (18941961)
“We might hypothetically possess ourselves of every technological resource on the North American continent, but as long as our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be revolutionary but not transformative.”
—Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)