- the northwestern part of the United States, especially Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
- the northwestern part of the United States when its western boundary was the Mississippi River.
- the northwestern part of Canada.
OTHER WORDS FROM northwestnorthwestern, adjective
How to use northwest in a sentence
According to Pew, 14 of the 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa have blasphemy laws.
They took cover inside a print works to the north east of Paris, where they held a member of staff as a hostage.
The new information consisted of Internet protocol addresses that Comey said are “exclusively used” by North Korea.
There is, however, a separate wing of AQAP designed to inspire their followers to conduct attacks against the West.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Current and former intelligence officials have said North Korea has long been a priority target for American spies.
The volcanic eruptions of the mountains on the west broke down its barriers, and let its waters flow.
Between South and North, the probabilities of a serious, and no very distant rupture, are strong and manifest.
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
But you are mistaken in thinking the force west consists of the entire Merrill Horse.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn