northern

Definitions of northern
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adj situated in or oriented toward the north

“the northern suburbs”
Synonyms:
northerly
north
situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north

adj situated in or coming from regions of the north

“the northern hemisphere”
northern autumn colors”
Synonyms:
boreal, circumboreal
comprising or throughout far northern regions
north-central
being in or of a region of the United States generally including states of the upper Mississippi valley and Great Lakes region lying north of the Ohio River and the southern boundaries of Kansas and Missouri and between the western boundary of Pennsylvania and the eastern boundaries of Montana and Wyoming and Colorado
septrional
of northern regions; from the seven stars (or seven plowing oxen) of Ursa Major
Antonyms:
southern
situated in or coming from regions of the south
austral
of the south or coming from the south
meridional
located in the south or characteristic of southern people or places
south-central
being in or of a region of the United States including the states of the lower Mississippi valley and east of the Rio Grande
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adj coming from the north; used especially of wind

“a northern snowstorm”
Synonyms:
northerly
north
situated in or facing or moving toward or coming from the north

adj in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line

northern industry”
northern cities”
Synonyms:
blue
used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)
Federal, Union
being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War
Yankee
used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)
Antonyms:
southern
in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
Confederate
of or having to do with the southern Confederacy during the American Civil War
gray, grey
used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)
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