Definition of northern adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnɔːðən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɔːrðərn//
(also Northern) [usually before noun] (abbreviation N, No.)
jump to other results
located in the north or facing north; connected with or typical of the north part of the world or a region the northern slopes of the mountains northern Scotland a northern accent Word OriginOld English northerne (from north + -ern).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: northern