the northeast

noun

variants or the Northeast
: the northeastern part of a country or region
A mountain range is in the northeast of the country.

Examples of the northeast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On May 7, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate tribe in the northeast part of the state, became the fifth tribe to deny Noem entry. George Petras, USA TODAY, 15 May 2024 When the ships reached Whitefish Point—a peninsula that juts out into Lake Superior from the northeast corner of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula—the Adella Shores was two miles behind the Daniel J. Morrell. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for the northeast 

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“The northeast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20northeast. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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