northeastern
adjective Date: 14th century 1. often capitalized of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated Northeast 2. lying toward or coming from the northeast • northeasternmost adjective

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  • northeastern — [nôrth΄ēs′tərn; ] naut. [ nôr΄ēs′tərn] adj. 1. in, of, to, toward, or facing the northeast 2. from the northeast [a northeastern wind ] ☆ 3. [N ] of or characteristic of the Northeast or New England Northeasterner n …   Universalium

  • northeastern — [nôrth΄ēs′tərn; ] naut. [ nôr΄ēs′tərn] adj. 1. in, of, to, toward, or facing the northeast 2. from the northeast [a northeastern wind ] ☆ 3. [N ] of or characteristic of the Northeast or New England Northeasterner n …   English World dictionary

  • Northeastern — North east ern, a. Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeasterly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • northeastern — adjective 1. situated in or oriented toward the northeast the northeasterly part of the island • Syn: ↑northeasterly, ↑northeast • Similar to: ↑north 2. of a region of the United States generally including the New England states; New York; and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • northeastern — north|east|ern [ˌno:θˈi:stən US ˌno:rθˈi:stərn] adj written abbreviation NE in or from the northeast part of a country or area ▪ the northeastern states of the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • northeastern — adjective in or from the northeast part of a country or area: the northeastern states of the US …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • northeastern — adjective of, related to, located in, or from the northeast See Also: northeasterly …   Wiktionary

  • northeastern — north|east|ern [ nɔrθ istərn ] adjective in or from the northeast of a country or region …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • northeastern — adj. coming from or directed towards the northeast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • northeastern — north·east·ern …   English syllables

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