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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Refimprove |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} North is a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. North is one of the four cardinal directions or compass points. It is the opposite of south and is perpendicular to east and west.

North sections
Intro  Etymology  Mapping  Magnetic north and declination  Roles of north as prime direction  Roles of east and west as inherently subsidiary directions  Cultural references  See also  References  External links  

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