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Overview of noun northerner

The noun northerner has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) Northerner

(an inhabitant of the North)

2. (1) Yankee, Yank, Northerner

(an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War))


Overview of adj northern

The adj northern has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (15) northern

(in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line; "Northern liberals"; "northern industry"; "northern cities")

2. (6) northerly, northern

(situated in or oriented toward the north; "the northern suburbs"; "going in a northerly direction")

3. (1) northerly, northern

(coming from the north; used especially of wind; "the north wind doth blow"; "a northern snowstorm"; "the winds are northerly")

4. northern

(situated in or coming from regions of the north; "the northern hemisphere"; "northern autumn colors")

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