- adj.1. in, of, to, toward, or facing the northeast2. from the northeast [a northeastern wind ]☆ 3. [N-] of or characteristic of the Northeast or New EnglandNortheasternern.
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northeastern — [nôrth΄ēs′tərn; ] naut. [ nôr΄ēs′tərn] adj. 1. in, of, to, toward, or facing the northeast 2. from the northeast [a northeastern wind ] ☆ 3. [N ] of or characteristic of the Northeast or New England Northeasterner n … English World dictionary
Northeastern — North east ern, a. Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeasterly. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
northeastern — adjective 1. situated in or oriented toward the northeast the northeasterly part of the island • Syn: ↑northeasterly, ↑northeast • Similar to: ↑north 2. of a region of the United States generally including the New England states; New York; and… … Useful english dictionary
northeastern — north|east|ern [ˌno:θˈi:stən US ˌno:rθˈi:stərn] adj written abbreviation NE in or from the northeast part of a country or area ▪ the northeastern states of the US … Dictionary of contemporary English
northeastern — adjective in or from the northeast part of a country or area: the northeastern states of the US … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
northeastern — adjective Date: 14th century 1. often capitalized of, relating to, or characteristic of a region conventionally designated Northeast 2. lying toward or coming from the northeast • northeasternmost adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
northeastern — adjective of, related to, located in, or from the northeast See Also: northeasterly … Wiktionary
northeastern — north|east|ern [ nɔrθ istərn ] adjective in or from the northeast of a country or region … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
northeastern — adj. coming from or directed towards the northeast … English contemporary dictionary
northeastern — north·east·ern … English syllables