Meaning of NORTHERN in English

NORTHERN

(also Northern ) / ˈnɔːðən; NAmE ˈnɔːrðərn/ adjective

[ usually before noun ] ( abbr. N , No. ) 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

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English northerne (from north + -ern ).

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