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Boreal vs. North — What's the Difference?

Boreal vs. North — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Boreal and North

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Boreal

Of or relating to the north; northern.

North

North is one of the four compass points or cardinal directions. It is the opposite of south and is perpendicular to east and west.

Boreal

Of or concerning the north wind.

North

The direction along a meridian 90° counterclockwise from east; the direction to the left of sunrise.

Boreal

Boreal Of or relating to the forest areas of northern Eurasia and northern North America, dominated by coniferous trees such as spruce, fir, and pine.
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North

The cardinal point on the mariner's compass located at 0°.

Boreal

Of, relating to, or coming from the north.

North

An area or region lying in the north.

Boreal

Northern; pertaining to the north, or to the north wind; as, a boreal bird; a boreal blast.
So from their own clear north in radiant streams,Bright over Europe bursts the boreal morn.

North

The northern part of the earth.

Boreal

Designating or pertaining to a terrestrial division consisting of the northern and mountainous parts of both the Old and the New World; - equivalent to the Holarctic region exclusive of the Transition, Sonoran, and corresponding areas. The term is used by American authors and applied by them chiefly to the Nearctic subregion. The Boreal region includes approximately all of North and Central America in which the mean temperature of the hottest season does not exceed 18° C. (= 64.4° F.). Its subdivisions are the Arctic zone and Boreal zone, the latter including the area between the Arctic and Transition zones.

North

The northern part of a region or country.

Boreal

Relating to or marked by qualities associated with the north wind

North

North The northern part of the United States, especially the states that fought for the Union in the Civil War.

Boreal

Toward or located in the north;
The boreal signs of the Zodiac

North

The side of a church which is to the left as one faces the altar. Also called liturgical north.

Boreal

Comprising or throughout far northern regions

North

To, toward, of, facing, or in the north.

North

Originating in or coming from the north
A cold north wind.

North

In, from, or toward the north.

North

(Slang) Into a better condition, as of increased value
An investment that went steadily north until the market crash.

North

One of the four principal compass points, specifically 0° (being directed towards the North Pole); conventionally upwards on a map.
Minnesota is in the north of the USA.

North

The up or positive direction.
Stock prices are heading back towards the north.

North

(physics) The positive or north pole of a magnet, which seeks the magnetic pole near Earth's geographic North Pole (which, for its magnetic properties, is a south pole).

North

(ecclesiastical) In a church: the direction to the left-hand side of a person facing the altar.

North

Of or pertaining to the north; northern.
He lived in north Germany.
She entered through the north gate.

North

Toward the north; northward.

North

(meteorology) Of wind, from the north.
The north wind was cold.

North

Pertaining to the part of a corridor used by northbound traffic.
North highway 1

North

(ecclesiastical) Designating, or situated in, the liturgical north (in a church, the direction to the left-hand side of a person facing the altar).

North

(colloquial) More or greater than.
The wedding ended up costing north of $50,000.

North

Toward the north; northward; northerly.
Switzerland is north of Italy.
We headed north.

North

To turn or move toward the north.

North

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.

North

Any country or region situated farther to the north than another; the northern section of a country.

North

Specifically: That part of the United States lying north of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.

North

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

To turn or move toward the north; to veer from the east or west toward the north.

North

Northward.

North

The region of the United States lying north of the Mason-Dixon Line

North

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

North

The cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees

North

Any region lying in or toward the north

North

The direction in which a compass needle points

North

British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)

North

Situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north;
Artists like north light
The north portico

North

In a northern direction;
They earn more up north
Let's go north!

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