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Still, at least Macklemore sounds like a white guy from the Pacific Northwest.
When, in succession, he made Vertigo (1958), North by Northwest (1959), Psycho (1960), and The Birds (1963).Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a logic to it – many of the wines were from the Pacific Northwest, principally from Oregon and Washington state.
Al Ghabban compared one of these sites, Tayma, in the northwest, to New York City, and another one, Thaj, to Dubai.
The Spanish press reports that she is originally from Galicia in northwest Spain.Ebola Contracted in Madrid Hospital Could Spread in Europe|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Henry Hudson sailed from Gravesend on his first voyage for the discovery of a northwest passage to India.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He came nearly doing it, and for a day McNeil was in doubt as to which way he had gone—to the northwest or the north.
Harry rode to the northwest, for he knew it was in that direction Poindexter was rallying his forces.
That is not the case with the one that extends northwest and southeast, for it is flooded with sunlight most of the day.
Cultural definitions for Northwest Ordinance
A law passed in 1787 to regulate the settlement of the Northwest Territory, which eventually was divided into several states of the Middle West. The United States was governed under the Articles of Confederation at the time. The Northwest Ordinance organized the territory into townships of thirty-six square miles each and provided for self-government and religious toleration in the territory. Slavery was prohibited.