the northwest

noun

variants or the Northwest
: the northwestern part of a country or region
A mountain range is in the northwest of the country.

Examples of the northwest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Winds blow from the northwest around 10 to 20 mph, with some gusts past 30 mph. Ian Livingston, Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2024 Gaetano Pesce was born on Nov. 8, 1939, in La Spezia, on the northwest coast of Italy. Fred A. Bernstein, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2024 Some were interdicted by the countries directly, while others were picked up by the U.S. Coast Guard, which patrols the Florida Straits, the Mona Passage between the Dominican Republic and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, and the waters off the northwest coast of Haiti. Michael Wilner, Miami Herald, 4 Apr. 2024 As cooler air moves in from the northwest, some snow showers will mix in with the rain showers into Thursday morning. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 3 Apr. 2024 The disparate images are showing up on political mail in the northwest San Fernando Valley in an increasingly heated Los Angeles City Council race. Dakota Smith, Los Angeles Times, 2 Mar. 2024 Winds blow from the northwest near 10 mph with gusts around 20 mph. Ian Livingston, Washington Post, 27 Mar. 2024 Banner Health is also developing a hospital at the northwest corner of the intersection, which will be adjacent to an existing Banner Health Center. Alexandra Hardle, The Arizona Republic, 27 Mar. 2024 The state is littered with cameras displaying live feeds from the southeastern corner to the northwest tip of the Upper Peninsula. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2024

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“The northwest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20northwest. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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