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Noun: Northerner  nor-dhu(r)-nu(r)
  1. An American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
    - Yankee, Yank
     
  2. An inhabitant of the North
Adjective: northern (northerner,northernest)  nor-dhun
  1. In or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    "Northern liberals"; "northern industry"; "northern cities"
     
  2. Situated in or oriented toward the north
    "the northern suburbs";
    - northerly
     
  3. Coming from the north; used especially of wind
    "a northern snowstorm";
    - northerly
     
  4. Situated in or coming from regions of the north
    "the northern hemisphere"; "northern autumn colours"

Derived forms: Northerners

See also: blue, boreal, circumboreal, Federal, North, north-central, septrional, Union, Yankee

Type of: American, denizen, dweller, habitant, indweller, inhabitant

Antonym: southern

Part of: North

Encyclopedia: Northerner

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