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

  

northern

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈnɔːðən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɔːrðərn//
 
(also Northern) [usually before noun] (abbreviation N, No.)
 
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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 Origin Old English northerne (from north + -ern).
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