Definition of north adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    north

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//nɔːθ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//nɔːrθ//
     
     
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  1. 1  towards the north The house faces north.
  2. 2  north of something nearer to the north than something They live ten miles north of Boston.
  3. 3north of something (finance or North American English, informal) more or higher than something The estimated value is north of $5.4 billion. The shares had already been trading north of £30. temperatures north of 35°C
  4. opposite south
    Word Origin Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch noord and German nord.Idioms (informal) to or in the north of a country, especially England They've gone to live up north.
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