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  6  definitions  found 
 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  North  \North\,  n.  [AS.  nor[eth];  akin  to  D.  noord,  G.,  Sw.,  & 
  Dan.  nord,  Icel.  nor[eth]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',  and  from  year  to 
  year  approaching  slowly  nearer  to  it  It  is  called  also 
  {Cynosura},  {polestar},  and  by  astronomers,  {Polaris}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  north 
  adj  :  situated  in  or  facing  or  moving  toward  or  coming  from  the 
  north;  "artists  like  north  light";  "the  north  portico" 
  [ant:  {south}] 
  n  1:  the  region  of  the  United  States  lying  north  of  the 
  Mason-Dixon  line  [syn:  {North}] 
  2:  the  United  States  during  the  Civil  War;  "Lee  hoped  to  detach 
  Maryland  from  the  Union";  "the  North's  superior  resources 
  turned  the  scale"  [syn:  {Union},  {North}] 
  3:  the  cardinal  compass  point  that  is  at  0  or  360  degrees  [syn: 
  {due  north},  {N}] 
  4:  any  region  lying  in  or  toward  the  north  [syn:  {North},  {northland}, 
  {septentrion}] 
  5:  the  direction  in  which  a  compass  needle  points  [syn:  {magnetic 
  north},  {compass  north}] 
  adv  :  in  a  northern  direction;  "they  earn  more  up  North";  "Let's 
  go  north!"  [syn:  {North},  {to  the  north},  {in  the  north}, 
  {northerly},  {northwards},  {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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