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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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The initial focus for the directory was on northeast Philadelphia in order to support the dissemination of neighborhood health resources and services at the computer kiosk located at the Northeast Regional Library.
For more information about Northeast PIMA's Fall Conference, please contact David Embley at (506)633-3792 or at email Embley.
Two days after the game, hundreds of people in and around Northeast become ill with fever, cough, and (in some cases) shortness of breath and chest pain.
Swan received the award inscribed: "In recognition of the continuing support and efforts from the members of the Northeast PIMA.

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