Northern Definition

nôrthərn
adjective
In, of, to, toward, or facing the north.
Webster's New World
Coming from the north.
Northern breezes.
American Heritage
Native to or growing in the north.
American Heritage
From the north.
A northern wind.
Webster's New World
Of or characteristic of the North.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
southern
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Origin of Northern

  • Middle English northerne, from Old English norþ (cognate with Old High German nordrōni).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English northerne from Old English ner-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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