northwest by north


nounNavigation, Surveying.
  1. a point on the compass, 11°15′ north of northwest. Abbreviation: NWbN

Origin of northwest by north

1
First recorded in 1675–85

Words Nearby northwest by north

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British Dictionary definitions for northwest by north

northwest by north

noun
  1. one point on the compass north of northwest, 326° 15′ clockwise from north

adjective, adverb
  1. in, from, or towards this direction

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