Definition of north:
part of speech: adjective
part of speech: noun
One of the four cardinal points; the parts lying towards the north pole of the earth; the direction towards the north pole- in the northern hemisphere, the direction opposite the sun at noon- in the southern, the parts in the direction of the sun at noon.
And there's North P'int.Charles Weathers Bump in "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories".