The Northeast US. Contains New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and sometimes Ohio, depending on how the CIA feels that day.

North`east" (?), n.

The point between the north and east, at an equal distance from each; the northeast part or region.


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North`east", a.

Of or pertaining to the northeast; proceeding toward the northeast, or coming from that point; as, a northeast course; a northeast wind.

Northeast passage, a passage or communication by sea between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans along the north coast of Asia.


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North`east", adv.

Toward the northeast.


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