n nord m
→ Which way is north?
→ She's from the north.
→ They live in the north of the country.
the north of France le nord de la France
→ We went to the north of France on holiday.
→ He was quite well known in the north of England.
in the north dans le nord
to the north au nord
→ The area to the north is hilly.
to the north of au nord de
→ the area to the north of the lake
[edge, corner, part] du nord, nord inv
→ on the north bank of the river
the north coast la côte nord
→ She owned a boarding house on the north coast.
a north wind un vent du nord
north London le nord de Londres
a house in north London une maison dans le nord de Londres
[travel] vers le nord → We were heading north. We were travelling north. Nous allions vers le nord. north of au nord de It's north of London. C'est au nord de Londres. → It's 15 miles or so north of Salisbury.
magnetic North Pole
the magnetic North Pole le pôle Nord magnétique
→ the first woman to walk to the magnetic North Pole
→ the Arctic exerts a magnetic attraction even in the Antipodes
n Afrique f du Nord
n Amérique f du Nord
the North Atlantic l'Atlantique m nord
[routes, traffic] dans l'Atlantique nord
→ passenger traffic on North Atlantic routes was down 17.6 per cent.
→ This gradual recovery extended across BAA's markets, with North Atlantic traffic down 10.1 per cent in January
the North Atlantic area la zone Atlantique nord
→ NATO should be ready to act outside the North Atlantic area.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
n Organisation f du traité de l'Atlantique nord
n Caroline f du Nord
n nord-est m
→ They live in the north-east of the country.
She's from the north-east. Elle vient du nord-est.
adj nord-est inv
north-east London le nord-est de Londres
→ a house in north-east London
adv vers le nord-est
→ We were heading north-east.
→ Go north-east until you come to a wood.
north-easterly , northeasterly
[wind, direction] du nord-est
[point] au nord-est
→ the most north-easterly point in Britain
north-eastern , north eastern
[coast, part] nord-est inv
→ the north-eastern coast
→ in the north-eastern part of the country
[Europe] du nord-est
→ north-eastern Europe
adj exposé au nord
n Corée f du Nord
the North Pole le pôle Nord
the North Sea la mer du Nord
North Sea gas
n (British) gaz m naturel de la mer du Nord
North Sea oil
n pétrole m de la mer du Nord
n Vietnam m du Nord
n Nord-Vietnamien (ne) m/f
n nord-ouest m
→ She's from the north-west.
→ They live in the north-west of the country.
adj nord-ouest inv
in north-west London dans le nord-ouest de Londres
→ a house in north-west London
adv vers le nord-ouest
→ We were heading north-west.
→ Go north-west until you come to a wood.
north-westerly , northwesterly
[wind, direction] du nord-ouest
[point] au nord-ouest
[coast, part] nord-ouest inv
→ the north-western coast
→ in the north-western part of the country
[Europe] du nord-ouest
→ north-western Europe