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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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Ten participants have been selected from 27 applicants from Kenya's Northeastern Province for the second year of the Kenyans Working Together for Good Governance project.
The incident occurred in the Shiite holy city of Mashhad in the northeastern province of Razavi Khorassan.
An official in the northeastern province of Badakhshan said he had received numerous reports that the woman, Amina, had been stoned to death for adultery on the order of a religious leader.
She lives on their rice and mango farm in the northeastern province of Surin.
One man was beaten to death and 90 worshippers arrested in China's northeastern province of Heilongjian during a crackdown on an underground Protestant church, AsiaNews reported on May 19.
Researchers at the Shenyang Women and Infant's Hospital in the northeastern province of Liaoning where the heart was recovered claimed it is the world's first surviving in vitro embryonic heart.
The unemployed 39-year-old from the northeastern province of Liaoning allegedly poured fuel down the aisle of the aircraft while in flight and demanded to be taken to Taiwan.
The first blast, on Tuesday, left 24 people dead at the Donghai Coal Mine in Jixi in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang.
1931: Japan seizes China's northeastern province and makes it the puppet state of Manchukuo.
On 6 January 2001 China started the first phase of an enormous children's lead screening program in Shenyang, the capital of the northeastern province of Liaoning.
The largest tourism development ever to be underway in the northeastern province of Samana was to recommence construction this month, promoter Juan Francisco Bancalari Brugal said January 4.
The fossil, named Archaeoraptor liaoningensis, comes from the northeastern province of Liaoning, where local farmers have been unearthing many new dinosaur species, some showing evidence of downlike coats and feathers.

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