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Pacific Northwest

noun
1.
the region of North America lying north of the Columbia River and west of the Rockies
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  • From the pacific northwest comes this, which seems pertinent just here.

    A Librarian's Open Shelf Arthur E. Bostwick
  • His selection for this work is complimentary to the pacific northwest.

  • Meanwhile the air was full of discussion of a transcontinental line to the pacific northwest.

    The Columbia River William Denison Lyman
  • This is the leading business centre of the pacific northwest, having seventy thousand people and extensive trade.

  • Though it was still early the soft winter dusk of the pacific northwest was beginning to render objects indistinct.

    The Vision Spendid William MacLeod Raine

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