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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 north·west /nɔrθˈwɛst, ||nɔrˈwɛst/
 西北,西北方(a.)西北的,在西北的,來自西北的(ad.)向西北

From: Network Terminology

 northwest
 西北

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 North·west n.
 1. The point in the horizon between the north and west, and equally distant from each; the northwest part or region.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 North·west, a.
 1. Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the point between the north and west; being in the northwest; toward the northwest, or coming from the northwest; as, the northwest coast.
 2. Coming from the northwest; as, a northwest wind.
 Northwest passage, a passage or communication by sea between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans along the north coast of America, long sought for by navigators.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 North·west, adv. Toward the northwest.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 north-west
      adv : to, toward, or in the northwest [syn: northwest, nor'-west]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 northwest
      adj 1: situated in or oriented toward the northwest [syn: northwestern,
              northwesterly]
      2: coming from the northwest; "northwesterly winds" [syn: northwesterly]
      n 1: the northwestern region of the United States [syn: northwestern
           United States]
      2: the compass point midway between north and west; at 315
         degrees [syn: nor'-west, NW]
      adv : to, toward, or in the northwest [syn: north-west, nor'-west]