"to the north" vs "at the north"

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jctgf

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Hi,


Is any of these sentences ok?

"Montreal is to the north of Toronto."

"Montreal is at the north of Toronto."

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riverkid

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Hi,


Are either[Is any] of these sentences ok?

"Montreal is to the north of Toronto." Okay, but is it really? I'd have to check a map.

"Montreal is at the north of Toronto." Nope, this one doesn't work, JC.

Thanks,
jc

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susiedqq

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Why don't you just say

"X is north of Y"

??
 
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