northern
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈnɔːðən/, /ˈnɔːðn̩/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈnɔɹðɚn/, enPR: nôr′thərn
  • (non-standard) IPA: /ˈnɒðə(ɹ)n/
Adjective

northern

  1. Of, facing, situated in, or related to the north.
  2. (of a wind) Blowing from the north; northerly.
  3. (British) Characteristic of the North of England qual usually capitalised
    Les Dawson was a famous northern comedian.
Synonyms Antonyms Translations Translations Noun

northern (plural northerns)

  1. An inhabitant of the northern regions.
  2. (fishing) The northern pike.
    • 1993, Barry Reynolds, ‎John Berryman, Pike on the Fly: The Flyfishing Guide to Northerns, Tigers, and Muskies
      As is the case with northerns, the female muskie, trailed by her attendant males, may broadcast eggs over several hundred yards.

Northern
Adjective

northern

  1. (British) Characteristic of the North of England (usually capitalised).
    Les Dawson was a famous Northern comedian.
Proper noun
  1. The Northern Line of the London Underground.
  2. Surname
Noun

northern (plural northerns)

  1. (rail) a steam locomotive of the 4-8-4 wheel arrangement. swp 4-8-4
    • 1959, Steam's Finest Hour, edited by David P. Morgan, Kalmbach Publishing Co., page 106:
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