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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. Oriented toward the north
    "the northern suburbs";
    - northerly
  3. Situated in regions of the north
    "the Northern Hemisphere"; "northern autumn colours"
  4. Coming from the north; used especially of wind
    "a northern snowstorm";
    - northerly
Noun: Northern
  1. A dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

Derived forms: northerner

See also: blue, boreal, circumboreal, Federal, North, north-central, Northern United States, septrional, Union, Yankee [informal]

Type of: Middle English

Antonym: southern

Encyclopedia: Northern, Richard