Northern diver. (Zoöl.) See Loon.Northern lights. See Aurora borealis, under Aurora. Northern spy(Bot.), an excellent American apple, of a yellowish color, marked with red.

(North"ern*er) n.

1. One born or living in the north.

2. A native or inhabitant of the Northern States; — contradistinguished from Southerner. [U. S.]

(North"ern*ly), adv. Northerly. [Obs.] Hakewill.

(North"ern*most`) a. [Cf. Northmost.] Farthest north.

(North"ing), n.

1. (Surv. & Navigation) Distance northward from any point of departure or of reckoning, measured on a meridian; — opposed to southing.

2. (Astron.) The distance of any heavenly body from the equator northward; north declination.

(North"man) n.; pl. Northmen [AS. norðman. See North, and Man, and cf. Norman.] One of the inhabitants of the north of Europe; esp., one of the ancient Scandinavians; a Norseman.

(North"most`) a. [AS. norðmest. Cf. Aftermost.] Lying farthest north; northernmost.

Northmost part of the coast of Mozambique.
De Foe.

(North"ness), n. A tendency in the end of a magnetic needle to point to the north. Faraday.

(North*um"bri*an) a. Of or pertaining to Northumberland in England.n. A native or inhabitant of Northumberland.

(North"ward) a. [AS. norðweard.] Toward the north; nearer to the north than to the east or west point.

(North"ward North"wards) , adv. Toward the north, or toward a point nearer to the north than to the east or west point.

(North`east"ern) a. Of or pertaining to the northeast; northeasterly.

(North`east"ward North`east"ward*ly) , adv. Toward the northeast.

(North"er) n. A wind from the north; esp., a strong and cold north wind in Texas and the vicinity of the Gulf of Mexico.

(North"er*li*ness) n. The quality or state of being northerly; direction toward the north.

(North"er*ly), a. Of or pertaining to the north; toward the north, or from the north; northern.

(North"er*ly), adv. Toward the north.

(North"ern) a. [AS. norðerne.]

1. Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west.

2. In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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