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English Dictionary: north by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
north
adv
  1. in a northern direction; "they earn more up north"; "Let's go north!"
    Synonym(s): north, northerly, northwards, northward
adj
  1. situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north; "artists like north light"; "the north portico"
    Antonym(s): south
n
  1. the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
  2. the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War); "he has visited every state in the Union"; "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"; "the North's superior resources turned the scale"
    Synonym(s): Union, North
  3. the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    Synonym(s): north, due north, northward, N
  4. a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city
  5. the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point
  6. the direction in which a compass needle points
    Synonym(s): north, magnetic north, compass north
  7. British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
    Synonym(s): North, Frederick North, Second Earl of Guilford
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   North \North\, n. [AS. nor[edh]; akin to D. noord, G., Sw., &
      Dan. nord, Icel. nor[edh]r. Cf. {Norman}, {Norse}.]
      1. That one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at
            any place, which lies in the direction of the true
            meridian, and to the left hand of a person facing the
            east; the direction opposite to the south.
  
      2. Any country or region situated farther to the north than
            another; the northern section of a country.
  
      3. Specifically: That part of the United States lying north
            of Mason and Dixon's line. See under {Line}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   North \North\, a.
      Lying toward the north; situated at the north, or in a
      northern direction from the point of observation or
      reckoning; proceeding toward the north, or coming from the
      north.
  
      {North following}. See {Following}, a., 2.
  
      {North pole}, that point in the heavens, or on the earth,
            ninety degrees from the equator toward the north.
  
      {North preceding}. See {Following}, a., 2.
  
      {North star}, the star toward which the north pole of the
            earth very nearly points, and which accordingly seems
            fixed and immovable in the sky. The star [alpha] (alpha)
            of the Little Bear, is our present north star, being
            distant from the pole about 1[deg] 25[b7], and from year
            to year approaching slowly nearer to it. It is called also
            {Cynosura}, {polestar}, and by astronomers, {Polaris}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   North \North\, v. i.
      To turn or move toward the north; to veer from the east or
      west toward the north.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   North \North\, adv.
      Northward.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   North, AR
      Zip code(s): 71635
   North, SC (town, FIPS 50560)
      Location: 33.61706 N, 81.10313 W
      Population (1990): 809 (339 housing units)
      Area: 2.2 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 29112
   North, VA
      Zip code(s): 23128
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