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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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How do you foster a sense of greater Northeastern community and co-operation?
The army men beat ISIL back from the villages of Ma'asran, Boyoudh Safaf, Abu al-Kheir and Modabeh in Northeastern Hama.
Improving access to PET scans in northeastern Ontario is part of the government's plan to build a better Ontario through its Patients First: Action Plan for Health Care, which is providing patients with faster access to the right care, better home and community care, the information they need to stay healthy and a health care system that's sustainable for generations to come.
The meeting will not only take stock of the security situation in the region but also discuss strategies to deal with insurgency in northeastern India, the said.
Shinde said all reports of a possible attack on northeastern people are only rumours.
Gena Ricciardi, of Boylston, who is majoring in psychology, was named to the spring dean's list at Northeastern University.
Describing northeastern India as land of "rising sun" for India, Singh released "North Eastern Region Vision 2020.
In a narrow sense, James Reardon-Anderson's provocative study of China's 'reluctant pioneers' to the northeastern region of Manchuria bridges this significant lacuna in Chinese studies.
By creating university educational services for Ontario's northeastern communities, he sees it as an investment of intellectual capacity, which spills out into the region's economic development.
Northeastern officials have stated that fundraising will be integral to Aoun's efforts there.
This northeastern part of the Superior Province, with good exploration potential for gold, base metals and diamond deposits, represents the largest under-explored frontier region of exposed Archean crust in the Canadian Shield.

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