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Synonyms for northeast
ˌnɔrθˈist; Naut. ˌnɔr-north·east

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  1. northeastnoun


  2. northeastadjective

    The northeastern states of the United States.


  3. northeastadjective

    The northeastern counties of England including Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Teesside and Durham.


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  1. northeast, nor'-east, northeastward, NEnoun

    the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees

    northeastward, nor'-east, atomic number 10, neon, northeastern United States


  2. Northeast, northeastern United Statesnoun

    the northeastern region of the United States

    northeastward, nor'-east, northeastern United States


  3. northeastnoun

    the direction corresponding to the northeastward compass point

    northeastward, nor'-east, northeastern United States


  4. northeastadjective

    a location in the northeastern part of a country, region, or city

    northeastward, nor'-east, northeastern United States


  5. northeastern, northeasterly, northeastadjective

    situated in or oriented toward the northeast

    "the northeasterly part of the island"

    northeasterly, northeastern


  6. northeasterly, northeastadverb

    coming from the northeast

    "northeasterly winds"

    northeasterly, northeastern


  7. northeast, north-east, nor'-eastadverb

    to, toward, or in the northeast

    nor'-east, north-east


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  1. Benjamin Lessing:

    Most of the violence has been in this region, the north and the northeast region, and it's a place where these gangs are actively fighting each other to achieve some kind of local hegemony or at least carve out space, it doesn't mean these gangs don't exist in the rest of Brazil -- they do, and there's violence in other parts of Brazil too related to these gangs. But it seems like where the fighting is very intense right now is in this north-northeast region.

  2. Joshua Landis:

    Damascus needs the Kurds. The Kurds and Damascus have two things in common: enmity for Turkey and a desire not to see Sunni rebel militias ruling the northeast of Syria, but they don't agree on anything when it comes to ruling northeast Syria.

  3. Ryan Costello:

    If we're not investing in our safety for the Northeast Corridor, we're not doing what we should be doing down here, we need to continue to invest in our passenger rail system... a critical piece of the economy in the Northeast part of the country.

  4. Joseph Dunford:

    Is there a possibility -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan've heard the political rhetoric -- that Turkey could move into northeast Syria ? There is that possibility. I don't believe that that would be helpful to our mutual interests, and I think that's why we're so focused on finding an acceptable way to address Turkey's concerns and at the same time maintain campaign continuity against ISIS in northeast Syria.

  5. The United:

    This is a boon for those that would like to see The United States power in Northeast Asia diminished and Northeast Asia alliances weakened -- specifically, China and North Korea, both see the United States as their primary adversary and The United States alliances as a major impediment to their strategic objectives. Problems between The United States alliances -- especially those as critical as Japan and South Korea -- is seen as both a challenge for American strategy but also a symbol of diminishing American power in Northeast Asia.

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