From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
northeastnorth‧east1, Northeast /ˌnɔːθˈiːst◂ $ ˌnɔːrθ-/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] (written abbreviation NE) SGthe direction that is exactly between north and eastnortheast adverb He headed northeast across the open sea.
Examples from the Corpus
northeastBeef cattle rearing and sheep predominate over large upland areas in the north, northwest and northeast.The worst hit are Rio, São Paulo and Ceará in the northeast.Cheltenham has been hit by a High Court ruling originally intended for another council in the northeast.
Related topics: Nature, Meteorology, Geography
northeastnortheast2, Northeast ●●○ adjective (written abbreviation NE) 1 DNHEMa northeast wind comes from the northeast2 SGin the northeast of a place the northeast outskirts of Las Vegas
Northeast, thethe NortheastNortheast, the 1 the northeastern part of the US, including the six states in New England, and the states of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania2 the northeastern part of England, which includes the industrial areas of Tyneside (around Newcastle) and Teesside (around Middlesbrough) see also North, the