northwestern

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adjective north·west·ern \-ˈwes-tərn\

Definition of northwestern

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

  2. 2 :  lying toward or coming from the northwest

northwesternmost

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Examples of northwestern in a sentence

  1. the northwestern corner of the state

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First Known Use of northwestern

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NORTHWESTERN Defined for English Language Learners

northwestern

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adjective north·west·ern \-ˈwes-tərn\

Definition of northwestern for English Language Learners

  • : in, toward, or from the northwest

  • : of or relating to the northwest


NORTHWESTERN Defined for Kids

northwestern

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adjective north·west·ern \nȯrth-ˈwe-stərn\

Definition of northwestern for Students

  1. 1 often cap :  of, relating to, or like that of the Northwest <northwestern wildflowers>

  2. 2 :  lying toward or coming from the northwest <the northwestern part of the state>



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