northeastern

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adjective north·east·ern \-stərn\

Definition of northeastern

  1. 1 often capitalized :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated Northeast

  2. 2 :  lying toward or coming from the northeast

northeasternmost

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Examples of northeastern in a sentence

  1. the northeastern corner of the state

14th Century

First Known Use of northeastern

14th century


NORTHEASTERN Defined for English Language Learners

northeastern

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adjective north·east·ern \-stərn\

Definition of northeastern for English Language Learners

  • : located in or toward the northeast

  • : of or relating to the northeast


NORTHEASTERN Defined for Kids

northeastern

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

Definition of northeastern for Students

  1. 1 often cap :  of, relating to, or like that of the Northeast <northeastern forests>

  2. 2 :  lying toward or coming from the northeast <the northeastern corner of the state>



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