North West
or Noordwes geographical name province N Republic of South Africa area 44,861 square miles (116,190 square kilometers), population 3,349,000

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  • north-west — ► NOUN 1) the point of the horizon midway between north and west. 2) the north western part of a country, region, or town. ► ADJECTIVE 1) lying towards, near, or facing the north west. 2) (of a wind) from the north west. ► ADVERB ▪ to or …   English terms dictionary

  • North West —   [ nɔːθ west], Wirtschaftsplanungsregion in Nordwestengland, 7 342 km2, 6,41 Mio. Einwohner; umfasst die Counties Cheshire, Lancashire und die beiden Metropolitan Counties Greater Manchester und Merseyside mit Liverpool. Überwiegend ein leicht… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • North-West —   [nɔːθ ], Provinz in der Republik Südafrika, Nord West …   Universal-Lexikon

  • North West — Noord Wes Nordwest Wappen Basisdaten Hauptstadt: Mafikeng Fläche: Rang: in % Südafrikas …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • north-west — ♦♦ also North West 1) N UNCOUNT: also the N The north west is the direction which is halfway between north and west. ...Ushant, five miles out to the north west. Syn: direction 2) N SING: the N, oft N of n The north west of a place, country, or… …   English dictionary

  • north-west — I north west UK / US or northwest UK [ˌnɔː(r)θˈwest] / US [ˌnɔrθˈwest] noun [uncountable] * the direction that is between north and west. The north west is the part of a country or place that is in this direction the industrial area in the north… …   English dictionary

  • ˌnorth-ˈwest — noun I 1) [U] the direction that is between north and west 2) the north west [singular] the part of a place that is in the north west ˌnorth ˈwestern adj II adj north west in the north west, or facing towards the north west ˌnorth ˈwest adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • north-west — noun /nɔθ ˈwɛst / (say nawth west) 1. the point or direction midway between north and west. 2. a region in this direction. –adjective /ˈnɔθ wɛst/ (say nawth west) 3. lying towards or situated in the north west. 4. directed or proceeding towards… …   Australian English dictionary

  • north-west — noun (usu. the north west) 1》 the point of the horizon midway between north and west. 2》 the north western part of a country, region, or town. adjective 1》 lying towards, near, or facing the north west. 2》 (of a wind) blowing from the north west …   English new terms dictionary

  • North-West — ▪ province, South Africa       province, north central South Africa. It was created in 1994 from portions of Transvaal and Cape of Good Hope (Cape Province) provinces. North West is bounded by Botswana to the north and northwest, Limpopo province …   Universalium

  • North West — 1 Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name North West Country and Admin Code BW.11 BW 2 Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name North West Country and Admin Code SG.03 SG …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

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