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1. the point of the compass or direction midway between north and east, 45? clockwise from north
2. any area lying in or towards this direction
3. of or denoting the northeastern part of a specified country, area, etc.
4. (esp of the wind) from the northeast


the northeastern part of England, esp Northumberland, Durham, and the Tyneside area
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Embassy personnel are prohibited from traveling to the North Eastern Province, including the cities of El Wak, Wajir, Garissa, Mandera, and Liboi.
One center in Dadaab town in the North Eastern Province, Eldoret Center of the Rift Valley Province, one in the western town of Kitale, one in Nakuru, and two centers in Kakuma town which hosts Kenya Refugee Camp that shelters an estimated number of 23,000 southerners, according to the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR.
Taylor was arrested on Sunday in the north eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima.
The north eastern province of Jilin expected to receive moderate to heavy snow again in the coming few days.
In the North Eastern province, 51% of voters say they intend to cast their ballot for Kibaki, up from 15% in the previous poll.
Colin, from Aberdeen, died instantly on Thursday when his glider crashed in a national park in the north eastern province of Nakorn Ratchassima, 200 miles north-east of Bangkok.
A gambling dispute between a Catholic and a Muslim led to a vicious attack on Catholic churches and schools in the town of Sangla Hill, 60 miles of Lahore, in the north eastern province of Punjab in November.
Normal life in several parts of North Eastern Province has been disrupted and several low-lying areas in the districts of Jaffna, Killinochchi and Mullaithivu have gone under floodwater,'' it said.

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