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Definition of 'northern'

Noun

  1. a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

Adjective

  1. in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line; "Northern liberals"; "northern industry"; "northern cities"
       Antonyms: southern
  2. situated in or oriented toward the north; "the northern suburbs"; "going in a northerly direction"
       Synonyms: northerly
  3. coming from the north; used especially of wind; "the north wind doth blow"; "a northern snowstorm"; "the winds are northerly"
       Synonyms: northerly
  4. situated in or coming from regions of the north; "the northern hemisphere"; "northern autumn colors"
       Antonyms: southern


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