northwest

n.

  1. The point in the horizon between the north and west, and equally distant from each; the northwest part or region.

a.

  1. Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the point between the north and west; being in the northwest; toward the northwest, or coming from the northwest; as, the northwest coast.
  2. Coming from the northwest; as, a northwest wind.

adv.

  1. Toward the northwest.