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northwest in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnorthwestnorth‧west1, Northwest /ˌnɔːθˈwest◂ $ ˌnɔːrθ-/ ●●○ noun [uncountable] (written abbreviation NW) 🔊 🔊 1 SGthe direction that is exactly between north and west2 the northwestnorthwest adverb 🔊 She rode northwest toward Boulder.
Examples from the Corpus
northwestIn the cool northwest, shifting demographics have nudged Washington state's 11 votes into the undecided column as well.I watched as a rainstorm moved down the Platte River valley from the northwest.Running from Hopo in the northwest to an interchange with Line 1 at Somyon, it has 21 stations.The refinery distributes 1.8m tons of fuel a day to keep the northwest on the move.The deceased were laid on their backs or sides in the flexed position, oriented to the northwest.