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up north

Definition of up north

informal

  1. :  in or to the northern part of a country or region <She spent a few years up north.> <We'll be heading up north for the summer.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated

northplay
  1. :  to, toward, or in the north

  1. :  situated toward or at the north

    :  coming from the north

  1. :  the direction of the north terrestrial pole :  the direction to the left of one facing east

    :  the compass point directly opposite to south

    :  regions or countries lying to the north of a specified or implied point of orientation


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