1. northern shrike a butcherbird of northern North America
  2. northern porgy found in Atlantic coastal waters of North America from South Carolina to Maine; esteemed as a panfish
  3. northern sea robin large searobin; found from Nova Scotia to Florida
  4. northern oak fern yellow-green fern of rocky areas of northern hemisphere
  5. Northern Rhodesia a republic in central Africa
  6. Northern Marianas a self-governing territory comprising all of the Mariana Islands except Guam
  7. Northern Ireland a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland
  8. northern harrier common harrier of North America and Europe
  9. northern whiting whiting of the east coast of United States
  10. northern parula small grey-blue wood warbler with yellow throat and breast
  11. northern oriole a kind of New World oriole
  12. Northern Territory a territory in north central Australia
  13. northern holly fern evergreen European fern widely cultivated
  14. northern barramundi a species of large fish found in Australian rivers
  15. North African of or relating to northern Africa
  16. northern red oak large symmetrical deciduous tree with rounded crown widely distributed in eastern North America; has large leaves with triangular spiny tipped lobes and coarse-grained wood less durable than that of white oaks
  17. northern pin oak small to medium deciduous oak of east central North America
  18. northern Europe the northernmost countries of Europe
  19. Northern Cross a cluster of 5 bright stars forming a cross in the constellation Cygnus
  20. northern pitch pine large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine