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Definitions of north:

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to, situated in, or coming from, the north; as, a north wind.

part of speech: noun

One of the four points of the compass; the point opposite to the south, or to the left of a person facing the sunrise; a section of country lying north of another; as, the north of Europe: North, that part of the United States lying north of the southern boundary line of Pennsylvania.

part of speech: noun

The point opposite the sun at noon: one of the four cardinal points of the horizon.

part of speech: adjective

Being in the north.

part of speech: adverb

To the north; as, walk north one block: North Star, the star toward which the northern end of the earth's axis points.

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