northern northern  /ˈnɔr ðərn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans
  2. (adj) in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
  3. (adj) situated in or oriented toward the north
  4. (adj) coming from the north; used especially of wind
  5. (adj) situated in or coming from regions of the north

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Usage(s):

  • They also point out that the northern waters would revitalize two major inland seas, the Caspian and the Aral, whose levels have been dropping rapidly because of irrigation needs.

News

  1. Northern Regional Police: Lock your car doors

    Northern York County Regional Police have some advice for residents after a spate of thefts from vehicles: "Lock it of lose it.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The York Dispatch

  2. Northern NJ man admits gunning down ex-girlfriend - NBC40.net

    HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey man has admitted to fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend with an assault rifle. Jordan Turner pleaded guilty Monday to murder charges stemming from the February 2011 slaying at a home in Dumont where he rented a room.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

  3. Northern NJ man admits gunning down ex-girlfriend

    HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey man has admitted to fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend with an assault rifle. Jordan Turner pleaded guilty Monday to murder charges stemming from the February 2011 slaying at a home in Dumont where he rented a room.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

Quotes

  1. "The most important lesson to be taken away is that the benefits of legalization depend strongly on how it is implemented. Some veteran growers in far northern California oppose legalization, fearing it would increase competition and cut profits,...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Daniel Hamburg Source: Malaysia Sun

  2. Fox said the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force would restructure its op-erations in southern Afghanistan "so that it can consolidate a US Marine brigade in northern Helmand that will assume responsibility for security in Sangin later...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Liam Fox Source: Global Times

  3. At a press conference earlier today, Sir Hugh said: "We are used to being attacked, but we will not step back. It is a sad day for the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Today a police officer with his colleagues responding to a call for help from...
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Hugh Orde Source: Irish Times

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