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1. hemisphere

noun. ['ˈhɛmɪsˌfɪr'] half of the terrestrial globe.

Etymology

  • hemisphaerium (Latin)
  • ἡμισφαίριον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. hemisphere

noun. ['ˈhɛmɪsˌfɪr'] either half of the cerebrum.

Etymology

  • hemisphaerium (Latin)
  • ἡμισφαίριον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. hemisphere

noun. ['ˈhɛmɪsˌfɪr'] half of a sphere.

Etymology

  • hemisphaerium (Latin)
  • ἡμισφαίριον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. northern

adjective. ['ˈnɔrðɝn'] in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line.

Etymology

  • northerne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • norþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. northern

adjective. ['ˈnɔrðɝn'] situated in or oriented toward the north.

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Etymology

  • northerne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • norþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. northern

adjective. ['ˈnɔrðɝn'] coming from the north; used especially of wind.

Synonyms

Etymology

  • northerne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • norþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. northern

adjective. ['ˈnɔrðɝn'] situated in or coming from regions of the north.

Etymology

  • northerne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • norþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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