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northeastern

adjective north·east·ern \-stərn\

: located in or toward the northeast

: of or relating to the northeast

Full Definition of NORTHEASTERN

1
often capitalized :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated Northeast
2
:  lying toward or coming from the northeast
north·east·ern·most \-stərn-ˌmōst\ adjective
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Examples of NORTHEASTERN

  1. the northeastern corner of the state

First Known Use of NORTHEASTERN

14th century
NORTHEASTERN Defined for Kids

northeastern

adjective north·east·ern \nrth-ˈē-stərn\

Definition of NORTHEASTERN for Kids

1
often cap :  of, relating to, or like that of the Northeast <northeastern forests>
2
:  lying toward or coming from the northeast <the northeastern corner of the state>

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