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[nawr] /nɔr/
a department in N France. 2229 sq. mi. (5770 sq. km).
Capital: Lille. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "W'ere I tell you I would fin' dem, Nord, een de valley of de spirits," he laughed.

    The Whelps of the Wolf George Marsh
  • The Comtesse du Nord was not at first so successful with the Queen.

  • Major Nord picked it up carefully, scrutinized Harry Junior.

    Teething Ring James Causey
  • It has been nowhere so energetically carried out as in the Nord.

    France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert
  • Major Nord came quietly into the living room, shut the door behind him.

    Teething Ring James Causey
  • A seedling from Bourbourg, Nord, France, first fruiting about 1850.

    The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • He was the son of Eric, who dwelt in a valley at the head of the Nord Fiord.

    Chasing the Sun R.M. Ballantyne
  • In the evening we went to the opera and saw the "Nord Stern."

  • Nonchalantly and without intention he turned to the left and found himself once more in face of the Gare du Nord.

    Max Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • The crowd at the Gare du Nord was great, and the station was badly lit.

    December Love Robert Hichens
British Dictionary definitions for Nord


/French nɔr/
a department of N France, in Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. Capital: Lille. Pop: 2 561 800 (2003 est). Area: 5774 sq km (2252 sq miles)
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