Definition of "North" :
noun: a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city
noun: the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
"The North's superior resources turned the scale."
noun: the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
noun: British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
noun: the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
noun: the direction in which a compass needle points
noun: the direction corresponding to the northward cardinal compass point
adjective: situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north
"Artists like north light."
adverb: in a northern direction
"They earn more up north."