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Boreal vs. North

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Borealadjective

Of, relating to, or coming from the north.

Northnoun

One of the four major compass points, specifically 0°, directed toward the North Pole, and conventionally upwards on a map, abbreviated as N.

‘Minnesota is in the north of the USA.’;

Borealadjective

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.’;

Northnoun

The up or positive direction.

‘Stock prices are heading north.’;

Borealadjective

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.

Northnoun

(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).

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Borealadjective

relating to or marked by qualities associated with the north wind

Northadjective

Of or pertaining to the north; northern.

‘He lived in north Germany.’; ‘She entered through the north gate.’;

Borealadjective

toward or located in the north;

‘the boreal signs of the Zodiac’;

Northadjective

Toward the north; northward.

Borealadjective

comprising or throughout far northern regions

Northadjective

(meteorology) Of wind, from the north.

‘The north wind was cold.’;

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Northadjective

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

‘north highway 1’;

Northadjective

(colloquial) More or greater than.

‘The wedding ended up costing north of $50,000.’;

Northadverb

Toward the north; northward; northerly.

‘Switzerland is north of Italy.’; ‘We headed north.’;

Northverb

To turn or move toward the north.

Northnoun

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.

Northnoun

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

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Northnoun

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

Northadjective

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.

Northverb

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

Northadverb

Northward.

Northnoun

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

Northnoun

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’;

Northnoun

the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees

Northnoun

any region lying in or toward the north

Northnoun

the direction in which a compass needle points

Northnoun

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

Northadjective

situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north;

‘artists like north light’; ‘the north portico’;

Northadverb

in a northern direction;

‘they earn more up north’; ‘Let's go north!’;

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.

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