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northeast in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnortheastnorth‧east1, Northeast /ˌnɔːθˈiːst◂ $ ˌnɔːrθ-/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] (written abbreviation NE)  SGthe direction that is exactly between north and eastnortheast adverb He headed northeast across the open sea.
Examples from the Corpus
northeastBeef cattle rearing and sheep predominate over large upland areas in the north, northwest and northeast.The worst hit are Rio, São Paulo and Ceará in the northeast.Cheltenham has been hit by a High Court ruling originally intended for another council in the northeast.