Definition of Northeastern

1. Adjective. Situated in or oriented toward the northeast. "The northeasterly part of the island"

Exact synonyms: Northeast, Northeasterly
Similar to: North



2. Adjective. Of a region of the United States generally including the New England states; New York; and sometimes New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Similar to: Eastern

Definition of Northeastern

1. a. Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeasterly.

Definition of Northeastern

1. Adjective. of, related to, located in, or from the northeast ¹

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Definition of Northeastern

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Northeastern

north island edelweiss
north northeast
north northwest
north of the border
north poles
north side
north temperate zone
north wind
northbound
northbridge
northbridges
northeast by east
northeast by north
northeaster
northeasterly
northeastern (current term)
northeastern United States
northeasterner
northeasterners
northeasters
northeasts
northeastward
northeastwardly
northeastwards
northed
norther
northered
northerlies
northerliness

Literary usage of Northeastern

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1. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Edward Everett (1851)
"THE northeastern BOUNDARY. A LEADING object sought to be accomplished, and which was accomplished, by the treaty of Washington, was the settlement of the ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"THE northeastern FISHERIES QUESTION. The proposed submission to arbitration of the questions in dispute under the fishery provisions of the Treaty of 1818 ..."

3. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1907)
"COMPARISON OF RAINFALL AND RUN-OFF IN THE northeastern UNITED STATES. Discussion.* BY MESSRS. EC MURPHY, CHARLES A. HOLDEN, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... north and south of the great river, but more especially throughout the plateaus of northern Quebec, northeastern Ontario and northern New Brunswick, ..."

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