noun (used with a singular verb)
British Dictionary definitions for old northwest (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for old northwest (2 of 2)
Culture definitions for old northwest
Territory in northern Canada made up of several administrative districts, which include all the areas to the north of sixty degrees latitude between Hudson Bay and the Yukon and all the islands in Hudson Bay. Very sparsely populated, these territories make up more than one-third of Canada's total area.