northwestern

adjective
north·​west·​ern | \ nȯr(th)-ˈwe-stərn How to pronounce northwestern (audio) \

Definition of northwestern

1 often capitalized : of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated Northwest
2 : lying toward or coming from the northwest

Other Words from northwestern

northwesternmost \ nȯr(th)-​ˈwe-​stərn-​ˌmōst How to pronounce northwestern (audio) \ adjective

Examples of northwestern in a Sentence

the northwestern corner of the state
Recent Examples on the Web Preliminary autopsy results confirmed that a 10-year-old girl found dead in northwestern Wisconsin this week died of strangulation and blunt force trauma, a corner said Thursday. CBS News, 29 Apr. 2022 The new restriction will take effect June 1 and apply to areas that depend on water from the State Water Project, including northwestern L.A. and Ventura counties, parts of the San Gabriel Valley and parts of the Inland Empire. Hyeyoon Alyssa Choi, Los Angeles Times, 28 Apr. 2022 But the gas pipeline network from the huge deposits in the Yamal Peninsula in northwestern Siberia to Europe does not connect with the pipelines running to China. Yesica Fisch And Jon Gambrell, Anchorage Daily News, 27 Apr. 2022 Chippewa Falls is located within Chippewa County in northwestern Wisconsin, about 100 miles from Minneapolis. Chris Mueller, USA TODAY, 27 Apr. 2022 But the pipeline network from the huge deposits in the Yamal Peninsula in northwestern Siberia to Europe does not connect with the pipelines running to China. BostonGlobe.com, 27 Apr. 2022 The worst of the heat wave is expected late this week into this weekend with high temperatures approaching 10-15 degrees Fahrenheit (5-8 degrees Celsius) above normal across northern and northwestern India as well as parts of Pakistan. Caitlin Kaiser And Taylor Ward, CNN, 27 Apr. 2022 But the gas pipeline network from the huge deposits in the Yamal Peninsula in northwestern Siberia to Europe does not connect with the pipelines running to China. Yesica Fisch And Jon Gambrell, Chicago Tribune, 27 Apr. 2022 But the pipeline network from the huge deposits in the Yamal Peninsula in northwestern Siberia to Europe does not connect with the pipelines running to China. The Christian Science Monitor, 27 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of northwestern

1577, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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2 May 2022

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“Northwestern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/northwestern. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for northwestern

northwestern

adjective
north·​west·​ern | \ nȯrth-ˈwe-stərn How to pronounce northwestern (audio) \

Kids Definition of northwestern

1 often capitalized : of, relating to, or like that of the Northwest northwestern wildflowers
2 : lying toward or coming from the northwest the northwestern part of the state

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