What is Northern?

  • (adj): Situated in or coming from regions of the north.
    Example: "The northern hemisphere"; "northern autumn colors"
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Yulara, Northern Territory
... isolated town in the Southern Region of the Northern Territory, Australia ... It is located in the Northern Territory electorate of Namatjira and the federal electorate of Lingiari ...
Narwhal - Distribution
... Individuals are commonly recorded in the northern part of Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, Baffin Bay off the east coast of Greenland and in a strip running east from the northern end of Greenland round ... world's narwhals are concentrated in the fjords and inlets of Northern Canada and western Greenland ...
Northern Pike
... The northern pike (Esox lucius, known simply as a pike in Britain, Ireland, most parts of the USA, or as jackfish in Canada or simply "Northern" in the Upper Midwest of the USA), is a ... They are typical of brackish and freshwaters of the northern hemisphere (i.e ...
National Examples of Gerrymandering - Northern Ireland
... after the establishment of Home Rule in Northern Ireland in 1921, favouring Unionists who tended to be Protestant, to the detriment of Nationalists ... In 1929, the Parliament of Northern Ireland passed a bill shifting the Parliament's electoral system from the relatively proportional single transferable vote (STV) to the less ... that the electoral boundaries for the Parliament of Northern Ireland were not gerrymandered to a greater level than that produced by any single-winner election system, and ...
Northern - Other
... The Northern pike, fish often called a "northern" Northern (automobile), an early American automobile Northern (genre) A genre of Western films set in Canada or Alaska Northern ...

More definitions of "Northern":

  • (adj): In or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line.
    Example: "Northern liberals"; "northern industry"; "northern cities"
  • (adj): Coming from the north; used especially of wind.
    Example: "A northern snowstorm"
    Synonyms: northerly
  • (adj): Situated in or oriented toward the north.
    Example: "The northern suburbs"
    Synonyms: northerly
  • (noun): A dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans.

Famous quotes containing the word northern:

    For generations, a wide range of shooting in Northern Ireland has provided all sections of the population with a pastime which ... has occupied a great deal of leisure time. Unlike many other countries, the outstanding characteristic of the sport has been that it was not confined to any one class.
    Northern Irish Tourist Board. quoted in New Statesman (London, Aug. 29, 1969)

    [During the Renaissance] the Italians said, “We are one in the Father: we will go back.” The Northern races said, “We are one in Christ, we will go on.”
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    Our ancestors were savages. The story of Romulus and Remus being suckled by a wolf is not a meaningless fable. The founders of every state which has risen to eminence have drawn their nourishment and vigor from a similar wild source. It was because the children of the Empire were not suckled by the wolf that they were conquered and displaced by the children of the northern forests who were.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)