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Definition of the adjective North-Western

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  1. Of, facing, situated in, or related to the north-west
  2. (of a wind) blowing from the north-west; north-westerly


  1. North-western a.k.a. North Western Province is a province of Sri Lanka. The districts of Kurunegala and Puttalam formulate Wayamba. Its capital is Kurunegala, which has a population of 28,571. The province is known mainly for its numerous coconut plantations. Other main towns in this province are Chilaw and Puttalam, which are both small fishing towns. The majority of the population of Wayamba province is of Sinhalese ethnicity. There is also a substantial Sri Lankan Moor minority around Puttalam and Sri Lankan Tamils in Udappu and Munneswaram. Fishing, prawn farming and rubber tree plantations are other prominent industries of the region. The province has an area of 7,888 km², and a population of 2,370,075.
  2. North-Western a.k.a. Western Province, encompasses the area formerly known as Barotseland in the colonial era.

There are other places with in their name, like North-Western Province, North-Western Provinces, North-Western Territory, North-Western Administrative Okrug.

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Google previewA Gazetteer of the Countries Adjacent to India on the North-West (1844)

Including Sinde, Afghanistan, Beloochistan, the Punjab, and the Neighbouring States by Edward Thornton

The soil of the southern desert is for the most part sandy; that, on the contrary, of the north-western is a hard, compact, light-coloured clay, generally devoid of vegetation, but in some places producing a growth of tamarisks and other stunted ...

Google previewA dictionary of geography, ancient and modern (1834)

by Josiah Conder

North-western ditto . . Scopia. 10. Salonika . Central ditto .... Thessalonica. 11. Trikala . . Thessaly Trite a. 12. Janina . . Epirus .

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

North-western Europe is particularly favoured because of the remarkably high temperatures of the North Atlantic Ocean. January means of 40° to 50° in the British Isles and on the northern French coast occur in the same latitudes as those of ...

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