northwest by north


northwest by north
northwest by north
n.
the direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between northwest and north-northwest; 11°15′ north of northwest

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  • northwest by north — noun the compass point that is one point north of northwest • Syn: ↑NWbN • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point * * * I. : a compass point that is one point north of due northwest : N 33° 45′ W abbr. NW b N, NW by N; see compass c …   Useful english dictionary

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