- [S][U]北,北方,北部 the direction which is up from the centre line of the Earth; the direction which is on the left of a person facing the rising sun
- [A]北方的,北部的 in the north of facing the north
- [A](风)来自北方的 (of a wind)coming from the north
- 向北方 towards the north
the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War);
"he has visited every state in the Union"
"Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"
"the North's superior resources turned the scale"
the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city
the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point
the direction in which a compass needle points
British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north;
"artists like north light"
"the north portico"
in a northern direction;
"they earn more up north"
"Let's go north!"
- Such fish is rarely met with in the north country.
- North America has the world's best climate for wild grapes.
- The river turns north at this point.
- The river near the woods tends north.
- It is unnatural for birds to fly north in the winter.
- Our course was straight to the north.
- The wasteland of the north is scarcely populated.
- The wind has veered round to the north recently.
- South is opposite north on a compass.
- The centre of the U.S. economy shifted from the agrarian areas to the industrial centres in the north.
- A child born in the far north is soon conditioned to the long cold dark winters.
- The needle of a compass points to the north.
- The US is bounded on the north by Canada and on the south by Mexico.
- He runs toward north.
- The wind suddenly changed round from west to north, bringing with the threat of snow.
- The North defeated the South in 1865.
- Mexico is in the South of North America.
- Such fish are rarely met with in the north country.
- The Great Wall has great gateways which connect the main roads of north China.
- Has the North Pole been fully explored yet?
- The sea has eaten into the north shore.
- With the coming of the night, the north wind was again released.
- They fenced the seedbeds from the north wind.
- The car steered north.
- You are heading north.
- The train is going north.
- up north
去北部 to or in the north of the country
- at the north of 在…的北部
- wind from the north 北风
- on the north of 在…的北面
- to the north of 在…北方(之外)up north 向北方,在北方
- north by east 北偏东
- north by west 北偏西
- north of 在…之北
- north of China 在中国的北方
- north of Shanghai 上海的北部
- north of the United States 美国的北部
- north pole 北极
- N- Africa 北非
- N- America 北美
- N- Star 北极星
- north window 朝北开的窗口
- the north China 华北
- the north End 北区
- the north Side 北区
Lying but eighteen miles north from Oxford.出自： J. Sprigge
If you will take my advice, come up north.出自： F. A. Steel
I had to go north by an earlier train from Euston.出自： J. Buchan
Usually the canal flows north, but today it was completely still.出自： I. McEwan
- the North在美语中指华盛顿特区以北的东部地区。
- in the north, on the north, to the north
- 这三个短语都译为“在…的北部”,其区别在于：in the north表示“在某区域的北部”; on the north表示“在接壤区的北面”; to the north表示“在不接壤区的北面”。例如:
- Heilongjiang Province is in the north of China.
- Heilongjiang Province is on the north of Jilin Province.
- Heilongjiang Province is to the north of Henan Province.
误 He travelled to north for business.
正 He travelled to the north for business.
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的north，意为向北的。