What is north?

  • (noun): The region of the United States lying north of the Mason-Dixon Line.
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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 ...

More definitions of "north":

  • (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
  • (adj): Situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north.
    Example: "Artists like north light"; "the north portico"

Famous quotes containing the word north:

    Exporting Church employees to Latin America masks a universal and unconscious fear of a new Church. North and South American authorities, differently motivated but equally fearful, become accomplices in maintaining a clerical and irrelevant Church. Sacralizing employees and property, this Church becomes progressively more blind to the possibilities of sacralizing person and community.
    Ivan Illich (b. 1926)

    The pure products of America go crazy—mountain folk from Kentucky or the ribbed north end of Jersey with its isolate lakes and valleys, its deaf-mutes, thieves.
    William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)

    The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts.
    Ivan Illich (b. 1926)