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Definition of Northern

Northern

  1. Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west.
  2. In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind.

Northern Quotations

What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass; it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998, paving the way for Northern Ireland to become the exciting and inspirational place that it is today.
Queen Elizabeth II

A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?
Hugh Mackay

Before you rip off three feet of toilet paper, consider that each year 500,000 acres of virgin boreal forest in northern Alberta and Ontario are being clear-cut to make the stuff. These forests are home to some 500 First Nation communities, as well as caribou and bears, moose and wolves, and, in the summertime, billions of songbirds.
Alex Shoumatoff

Did you know there's probably more golf played in Iceland than most places in the world? They play 24 hours a day in the summertime and the northern part is warmer than the southern part.
Jack Nicklaus

There are two traditions in Northern Ireland. There are two main religious denominations. But there is only one true moral denomination. And it wants peace.
David Trimble
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Northern Translations

northern in Afrikaans is noordelik
northern in Danish is nordlig
northern in Dutch is noords, noordelijk
northern in French is septentrional
northern in Italian is nordico, settentrionale
northern in Portuguese is do norte
northern in Spanish is septentrional, boreal
northern in Swedish is norra, nordlig, nordisk
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