the north


variants or the North
: regions or countries north of a certain point
The birds migrate from the North.

Examples of the north in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the ghost towns of the north, residents are haunted by uncertainty. William Booth, Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2024 But Israel’s drive from the north has also pushed Gaza’s civilians south. Hussein Ibish, The Atlantic, 5 Apr. 2024 As an example of how a later start to the spring turkey season can positively impact nesting productivity, Ruth points to South Carolina’s neighbor to the north. Travis Hall, Field & Stream, 4 Apr. 2024 Amid this void, the north is stalked by mass starvation. Mairav Zonszein, TIME, 4 Apr. 2024 The city of Windsor is gearing up to celebrate the 2024 NFL draft in Detroit from April 25-27 in support of their neighbors to the north. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 3 Apr. 2024 The agent saw the woman on the south side of the secondary wall and told her not to go over the top to the north side and climb down, the preliminary investigation reported. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Apr. 2024 Sunday is expected to be a breezy day, with somewhat warmer temperatures and winds coming from the north. Kate Talerico, The Mercury News, 23 Mar. 2024 Winds blow from the north and northwest around 10 to 15 mph, with higher gusts. Ian Livingston, Washington Post, 23 Mar. 2024

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“The north.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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