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