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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

Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
John F. Kennedy

Since the Protestant majority in Northern Ireland wants to remain a part of Great Britain, and since Ireland itself has shown little interest in reunification, the IRA's prospects for success through political channels have always been limited.
James Surowiecki

This is the great thing about Northern Ireland. I walk down the street and people stop me and say things like, 'I know you. You're that wee golfer, aren't you?' I say, 'Yeah, that's me.' They say, 'Keep it up, wee man.' It's very funny and that's why I want to stay here as long as possible.
Rory McIlroy
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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