[ UK /nɔːθwˈɛst/ ]
[ US /ˌnɔɹθˈwɛst/ ]
  1. the northwestern region of the United States
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How To Use Northwest In A Sentence

  • There was a horizon-to-horizon rainbow to the northeast, a "sun pillar" to the northwest, and "virga" - wisps of precipitation (such as snow or ice) streaming down from a cloud but evaporating before reaching the ground. Blogs Master Site Feed
  • Hundreds of the aircraft are on order, but loss of the Northwest batch is a serious setback.
  • After putting its energy into the 2008 acquisition of Northwest Airlines, the Atlanta-based carrier plans to spend more than $2 billion through 2013 to lure travelers with new flat-bed seats, video on demand and upgraded facilities in hotly contested markets such as New York. Delta Refocuses
  • The far northwest coast of Tasmania is a wild place. Times, Sunday Times
  • Koité, from Northwestern Mali, is a member of the hereditary Mande caste of musicians and craftsmen known as jalis.
  • The capital of the overseas territory of French Polynesia, a port on the northwest coast of Tahiti in the Society Islands of the southern Pacific Ocean.
  • Professor Willoughby is a graduate of Temple (MMus) and Northwestern (BMus) Oklahoma City University
  • Morel mushrooms are in season in the spring and early summer in the Northwest.
  • Descended from a long line of respected yogis in Yoga Vedanta philosophy, Swamiji was born in Rajasthan in Northwestern India where he has established a school and other social welfare facilities.
  • Now this remote region in northwest Siberia is under threat from global warming. Times, Sunday Times
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