Definition of the northwest
- A mountain range is in the northwest of the country.
: to, toward, or in the northwest
: coming from the northwest
: situated toward or at the northwest
: the general direction between north and west
: the point midway between the north and west compass points
: regions or countries lying to the northwest of a specified or implied point of orientation
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