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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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Northwestern answered with a 3-pointer from Ed McCants to tie at 53-53, but Pepperdine got a break when Lalazarian was fouled on a 3-point attempt, resulting in two free throws to make it 55-53 with four seconds remaining.
Videos in the Northwestern Mutual Client Stories series share the approaches and success stories of individuals whose financial representatives have helped develop a plan based on clients' goals to help achieve their life ambitions.
Overall, Thayer believes Genesis Genomics is part of a biomedical cluster in Northwestern Ontario.
A putback by Tavaras Hardy cut the Pepperdine lead to 10 at 47-37 with 8:10 remaining and two free throws and a short jumper by Johnson drew Northwestern to within six at 49-43 with 5:00 to go.
Through economic ups and downs, Northwestern Mutual has remained committed to its long-term focus and a mutual business model that has allowed it to consistently deliver value and financial security to policyowners," says Chris Kelly, Northwestern Mutual vice president and controller.
Kakegamic mentioned the co-operation of northwestern leaders with NAN over the push for an equal status medical school campus at Lakehead University, equivalent to that which is planned for Laurentian University in Sudbury.
I'm upset, surprised, disappointed but hopeful this is a one-time situation,'' said Northwestern Louisiana coach Sam Goodwin.
This site, developed by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwestern Mutual, also provides activities, games, challenges, quizzes and tests for students and teens; helpful tips for parents; and programs and lesson plans for teachers to promote financial literacy.
My focus is to develop trade relationships that will help Northwestern Ontario businesses become trade-ready and to help them access the resources they need to make this happen," says Skeard, who joined the NMA project in April 2001 as Export Development Coordinator.
It's a testament to our unique business model and strong fundamentals that we've maintained the best possible ratings as long as we have," said Northwestern Mutual Vice President and Controller Chris Kelly.
Known as Northern Genesis, the project is being led by the Northwestern Ontario Technology Centre (NOTC) in Thunder Bay.
After beating its past four foes by a total of 10 points, Northwestern (7-1 overall, 5-0 Big Ten) is a 10-point underdog entering today's game against the 15th-ranked Nittany Lions in Happy Valley.

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