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1. the point of the compass or direction midway between north and west, clockwise 315? from north
2. any area lying in or towards this direction
3. of or denoting the northwestern part of a specified country, area, etc.
4. in, to, towards, or (esp of the wind) from the northwest


1. the northwestern part of England, esp Lancashire and the Lake District
2. the northwestern part of the US, consisting of the states of Washington, Oregon, and sometimes Idaho
3. (in Canada) the region north and west of the Great Lakes
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The court also addressed the hold-harmless agreement running from Malone & Hyde to Northwestern, concluding that the "interdependent" separate agreements, when considered together, indicated an arrangement under which there was no risk shifting.
In 2011, Northwestern Mutual will add 2,000 financial representatives and 2,500 financial representative interns as it seeks to keep pace with increasing consumer demand for financial security.
It will be especially valuable in northwestern Ontario where many communities are remote," Sander says.
In addition to serving as president of the Foundation, Kordsmeier will lead a new strategic philanthropy and community relations department to support Northwestern Mutual's ongoing efforts to secure future generations and develop the local economy.
Sharing our success with policyowners has been a long-standing tradition for Northwestern Mutual," said Schlifske, who noted that the company has made a dividend payout every year since 1872.
All joking aside, Olukayode had hoped his brother would go to UCLA but David considered Duke, Northwestern and Arizona before choosing Northwestern.

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