North


North
/nawrth/, n.
1. Christopher, pen name of John Wilson.
2. Frederick, 2nd Earl of Guilford /gil"feuhrd/ ("Lord North"), 1732-92, British statesman: prime minister 1770-82.
3. Sir Thomas, 1535?-1601?, English translator.

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(as used in expressions)
American Indian religions North
Korea North
North Alex
North of Kirtling Frederick Lord
North Simeon
Whitehead Alfred North

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