Part of speech: noun

Pertaining to the north.

Part of speech: adjective

Directed toward or coming from the north.

Part of speech: noun

A northerner.

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Usage examples "northern":

  1. Northern Rocky Mountains and Pacific region. - "Seasoning of Wood", Joseph B. Wagner.
  2. " Your mother is Northern," he once said to me, " and very few can approach her; but still, in the general, none compare for me with the Southern woman." - "From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life", Captain A. T. Mahan.
  3. Leave Northern Star at Skilk, for the time being. - "Uller Uprising", Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr.