Associations to the word «Northern»


NORTHERN, adjective. Of, facing, situated in, or related to the north.
NORTHERN, adjective. (of a wind) Blowing from the north; northerly.
NORTHERN, adjective. (British) Characteristic of the North of England (usually capitalised).
NORTHERN AREAS, proper noun. An administrative region of Pakistan whose capital is Gilgit, home to the Karakoram range that includes more than sixty peaks above 7000 m (22,960 ft), including K2, the second highest peak of the world at 8,611 m (28,244 ft).
NORTHERN BILBERRIES, noun. Plural of northern bilberry
NORTHERN BILBERRY, noun. A shrub native of the cool temperate areas of northern hemisphere, Vaccinium uliginosum.
NORTHERN BILBERRY, noun. The berry of that shrub.
NORTHERN BIRCH MOUSE, noun. A rodent in the Dipodidae family, Sicista betulina.
NORTHERN BLOT ANALYSIS, noun. A version of Southern blot analysis used to identify RNA fragments.
NORTHERN BOBWHITE, noun. A bird of the species Colinus virginianus, native to eastern North America.
NORTHERN BOTTLENOSE WHALE, noun. A species of bottlenose whale, endemic to the North Atlantic, Hyperoodon ampullatus.
NORTHERN BOTTLENOSE WHALES, noun. Plural of northern bottlenose whale
NORTHERN CANADA, proper noun. The northern territories of Canada, comprising: the Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories
NORTHERN CAVEFISH, noun. (uncountable) A species of fish, Amblyopsis spelaea.
NORTHERN CAVEFISH, noun. (countable) A fish of this species.
NORTHERN CROSS, proper noun. (constellation) A summer asterism of the northern sky, said to resemble a cross. It includes the stars Deneb and Albireo.
NORTHERN CYPRUS, proper noun. A de facto state in the Northern part of Cyprus
NORTHERN DVINA, proper noun. A river in Russia.
NORTHERN ENGLAND ENGLISH, noun. A group of dialects of the English language found in Northern England.
NORTHERN ENGLISH, noun. A group of dialects of the English language found in Northern England.
NORTHERN EUROPE, proper noun. A sociopolitical region of Europe including such countries as Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
NORTHERN EUROPEAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Northern Europe, its people, or its culture.
NORTHERN EUROPEAN, noun. A Northern European person; one who comes from or lives in Northern Europe.
NORTHERN EUROPEANS, noun. Plural of Northern European
NORTHERN FIRMOSS, noun. A species of firmosses, Huperzia selago.
NORTHERN FIRMOSSES, noun. Plural of northern firmoss
NORTHERN FLICKER, noun. (Colaptes auratus), a medium-sized member of the woodpecker family.
NORTHERN FLICKERS, noun. Plural of northern flicker
NORTHERN FULMAR, noun. An Arctic seabird, Fulmarus glacialis.
NORTHERN FUR SEAL, noun. A fur seal of the species Callorhinus ursinus (formerly Arctocephalus ursinus), of the northern Pacific.
NORTHERN FUR SEALS, noun. Plural of northern fur seal
NORTHERN FUR-SEAL, noun. Alternative form of northern fur seal
NORTHERN FUR-SEALS, noun. Plural of northern fur-seal
NORTHERN GREATER GALAGO, noun. Otolemur garnettii.
NORTHERN HAIRY-NOSED WOMBAT, noun. Lasiorhinus krefftii, a wombat now found only in Queensland, Australia.
NORTHERN HAIRY-NOSED WOMBATS, noun. Plural of northern hairy-nosed wombat
NORTHERN HAWK OWL, noun. A medium sized owl native to boreal forests of North America and Eurasia; Surnia ulula.
NORTHERN HAWK OWLS, noun. Plural of northern hawk owl
NORTHERN HEMISPHERE, noun. The hemisphere of the Earth (or any celestial body) to the north of its equator.
NORTHERN HOUSE MARTIN, noun. The common house martin, (Delichon urbicum).
NORTHERN HOUSE MARTINS, noun. Plural of northern house martin
NORTHERN IRELAND, proper noun. A province of the United Kingdom, situated in the northeastern part of the island of Ireland.
NORTHERN IRELANDER, noun. A person from Northern Ireland
NORTHERN IRELANDERS, noun. Plural of Northern Irelander
NORTHERN IRISH, adjective. Of, or relating to Northern Ireland or its people, dialect or culture.
NORTHERN IRISHMAN, noun. A man from Northern Ireland
NORTHERN LADY FERN, noun. Athyrium filix-femina, native to the temperate northern hemisphere.
NORTHERN LAPWING, noun. A crested plover, Vanellus vanellus.
NORTHERN LAPWINGS, noun. Plural of northern lapwing
NORTHERN LIGHTS, noun. The aurora of the northern hemisphere.
NORTHERN LIGHTS, proper noun. Alternative spelling of northern lights
NORTHERN MAIDENHAIR, noun. Adiantum pedatum, a fern native to temperate and cool eastern North America.
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDER, noun. A person from the Northern Marianas or of descent of the Northern Mariana Islands.
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS, proper noun. An archipelago in the Western Pacific Ocean
NORTHERN MARIANAS, proper noun. A commonwealth in political union with the United States of America; placed in Oceania.
NORTHERN MIN, proper noun. Synonym of Min Bei.
NORTHERN MONKEY, noun. (derogatory) Someone from northern England.
NORTHERN PIKE, noun. A species of pike, Esox lucius.
NORTHERN PIKES, noun. Plural of northern pike
NORTHERN PINTAIL, noun. A large duck of the species Anas acuta, of wide geographic distribution.
NORTHERN RACCOON, noun. A mammal of the species Procyon lotor, native to North America.
NORTHERN RAVEN, noun. A common raven, Corvus corax.
NORTHERN RED OAK, noun. The red oak, Quercus rubra.
NORTHERN RED OAKS, noun. Plural of northern red oak
NORTHERN RED-BACKED VOLE, noun. A species of vole, Myodes rutilus, former genus names Clethrionomys and Evotomys.
NORTHERN RHODESIA, proper noun. (historical) A former name of what is now Zambia, from 1911 to 1964.
NORTHERN SAMI, proper noun. The most widely spoken Sami language; it is spoken in northern Norway, Sweden, and Finland. It includes three dialects: Torne, Finnmark and Sea Sami.
NORTHERN SCREAMER, noun. The black-necked screamer, Chauna chavaria.
NORTHERN SCREAMERS, noun. Plural of northern screamer
NORTHERN SEA ROUTE, proper noun. (geography) a shipping lane from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean along the Russian Arctic coast from the Barents Sea, along Siberia, to the Far East.
NORTHERN SHOVELER, noun. A shoveler (Anas clypeata)
NORTHERN SHOVELERS, noun. Plural of northern shoveler
NORTHERN SHRIMP, noun. A species of shrimp found in cold parts of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Pandalus borealis.
NORTHERN SHRIMPS, noun. Plural of northern shrimp
NORTHERN SNAKEHEAD, noun. A fish, Channa argus, native to Russia, China and Korea; considered to be invasive in the United States
NORTHERN SOUL, noun. A music and dance movement of northern England in the late 1960s, mainly based around black American soul music.
NORTHERN SPELL, noun. Synonym of trap ball.
NORTHERN STATE, proper noun. A region in northern Israel containing Galilee, and Tiberias.
NORTHERN STATES, proper noun. Plural of Northern State
NORTHERN TERRITORY, proper noun. Territory covering northern and north-central Australia which has Darwin as its capital.
NORTHERN THAI, proper noun. The language spoken in the northern region of Thailand (closely related to Thai and Lao).
NORTHERN THREE-TOED JERBOA, noun. Dipus sagitta, a rodent in the Dipodidae family.
NORTHERN TREE SHREW, noun. A shrew-like animal native to Southeast Asia from Assam to Indonesia, Tupaia belangerii.
NORTHERN WAKASHAN, proper noun. The branch of the Wakashan language family composed of Haisla, Heiltsuk, Kwak'wala and Oowekyala.
NORTHERN WILD RICE, noun. Zizania palustris, a species of wild rice, native to Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, and Canada north and west of the Great Lakes.

Dictionary definition

NORTHERN, noun. A dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans.
NORTHERN, adjective. In or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line; "Northern liberals"; "northern industry"; "northern cities".
NORTHERN, adjective. Situated in or oriented toward the north; "the northern suburbs"; "going in a northerly direction".
NORTHERN, adjective. Coming from the north; used especially of wind; "the north wind doth blow"; "a northern snowstorm"; "the winds are northerly".
NORTHERN, adjective. Situated in or coming from regions of the north; "the northern hemisphere"; "northern autumn colors".

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