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North

North is a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography.

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North Atlantic Current
... 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 ...

More definitions of "North":

  • (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"
    Synonyms: Union
  • (noun): The cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees.
    Synonyms: due north, N

Famous quotes containing the word north:

    The discovery of the North Pole is one of those realities which could not be avoided. It is the wages which human perseverance pays itself when it thinks that something is taking too long. The world needed a discoverer of the North Pole, and in all areas of social activity, merit was less important here than opportunity.
    Karl Kraus (1874–1936)

    It is the sea that whitens the roof.
    The sea drifts through the winter air.
    It is the sea that the north wind makes.
    The sea is in the falling snow.
    This gloom is the darkness of the sea.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    We should declare war on North Vietnam.... We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas.
    Ronald Reagan (b. 1911)