Northeastern and Western


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Northeastern adjective – Situated in or oriented toward the northeast.
Western is an antonym for northeastern.
Nearby Word: northeaster


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Western adjective – Of or characteristic of regions of the United States west of the Mississippi River.
Northeastern is an antonym for western.
Nearby Words: westerly, west, westward, westerner, westwards
Antonyms for Western
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  • Many people from other states, particularly the Western or Northeastern, will be derisive towards Texans for their (perceived or otherwise) overtly conspicuous state patriotism and anti-intellectualism.
  • Case Western Reserve University's name refers back to the time when Connecticut's territory included a strip of land between Lake Erie and the 41st parallel that now lies in northeastern Ohio.
  • The Crusades were not only fought in the Middle East, but also Northeastern Europe, where Western European powers fought old Prussians, Russians, and Lithuanians, with enormous historic consequences (such as the creation of Prussia).
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Western or Northeastern. 2016. Accessed January 27, 2021.

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