• Part of the Walls Of El-kab on The Northern Side
    Part of the Walls Of El-kab on The Northern Side
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Northerner an inhabitant of the North
    • n Northerner an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Great Northern Diver The Great Northern Diver
A Peep at Northern Italy A Peep at Northern Italy
Showing steep roof and turret of northern architecture Showing steep roof and turret of northern architecture
ROADS THROUGH THE ASPENS Range: Northern United States and Canada, south in the Rocky Mountains to Mexico. Photograph by Albert E. Butler ROADS THROUGH THE ASPENS Range: Northern United States and Canada, south in the Rocky Mountains to Mexico. Photograph...
Northern Hemisphere Northern Hemisphere
Hill’s Oak. Northern Pin Oak. Black Oak Hill’s Oak. Northern Pin Oak. Black Oak

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Chef Boyardee is actually a real person. His real name is Hector Boiardi and he was born in northern Italy in 1898
    • Northerner A native or inhabitant of the Northern States; -- contradistinguished from Southerner.
    • Northerner One born or living in the north.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: 'Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch' is the actual name of a village in northern Wales
    • n northerner A native of or a resident in the north, or in the northern part of any country, especially of a country divided into two distinct sections, a northern and a southern; specifically, a citizen of the north or northern United States.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The closest star to the sun, Alpha Centauri, is never visible in the sky north of about 30 degrees Northern Lattitude.
    • n Northerner (th) a native of, or resident in, the north, esp. of the northern United States
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  • John F. Kennedy
    “Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.”
  • Dick Gregory
    Dick Gregory
    “And we love to dance -- especially that new one called the Civil War Twist. The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    “Somebody once said that Washington was a city of Northern charm and Southern efficiency.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. north; cf. Ger. nord.


In literature:

They are undoubtedly the western or northern pecan.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting" by Various
These northern people, however, didn't seem to know how to fawn.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
It traverses middle and northern Europe and the northern United States.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
A name in our northern islands for a bank of sand.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Each in Coahuila seems to be at the northern limit of its range.
"Birds from Coahuila, Mexico" by Emil K. Urban
Whitney, and, on the Rocky Mountains, through Idaho and Montana to northern Wyoming.
"The Genus Pinus" by George Russell Shaw
The three Northerners heard this last announcement with open-mouthed astonishment.
"Chasing an Iron Horse" by Edward Robins
The measure was a Northern victory, having been carried by Northern votes.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Several days later I visited the old Rajah of Askote, one of the finest princes Northern India then possessed.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
I had, during the term, been closely following the fortunes of Don Carlos and his army in the northern provinces of Spain.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
The Seasonal points on both Orbits show the Seasons in the Northern hemisphere.
"To Mars via The Moon" by Mark Wicks
It is rare at the northern part of its range, but resident wherever found.
"What Bird is That?" by Frank M. Chapman
This is part of the Southern programme, and they have their men selected in every Northern State.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
Besides the city, there are the Northern Ohio (for the insane, founded in 1855), the Cleveland general.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
For the three remaining northern Athapascan tribes we possess very little data of a strictly ethnographic character.
"The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California" by Sherburne Friend Cook
There are many reptiles, the largest being the alligator, found in some of the northern rivers.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
In France there was a mixture of the northern and the southern systems, as of the northern and the southern blood.
"A Historical Geography of the British Colonies" by Charles Prestwood Lucas
Of these it is only the northern varieties, those which become white in winter that are of importance to the trapper.
"Science of Trapping" by Elmer Harry Kreps
Surely our northern soldiers will not suffer themselves to be outdone by their brethren so nearly under the sun.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams

In poetry:

If placed beneath the northern pole,
Though winter reigns with rigor there;
His gracious beams would cheer my soul,
And make a spring throughout the year.
"The Believer's Safety (II)" by John Newton
I was at Amherst when this great pope died;
The northern year was wearing towards the cold;
The ancient trees were in their autumn pride
Of russet, flame and gold.
"Ode On The Death Of Pius The Twelfth" by A D Hope
At Norton Green the tower stands well off road
And is a squareness meaning many things;
Nearest to us, the makers had abode
Beside the Northern road of priests and kings.
"The Square Thing" by Ivor Gurney
A prince I was, blue-eyed, and fair in face,
Of temper amorous, as the first of May,
With lengths of yellow ringlet, like a girl,
For on my cradle shone the Northern star.
"The Princess (part 1)" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
For the sweet temperance of your youth,
Unconscious chivalry and truth,
And simple courtesies;
A soul as clear as southern lake,
Yet strong as any cliffs that break
The might of northern seas;
"To --" by Digby Mackworth Dolben
I now watch the star from the strand, Walter Gay,
As oft from the surge I did then:
Like that all alone you sparkled and shone,
The clear northern star among men, Walter Gay,
The clear northern star among men!
"Walter Gay." by George Pope Morris

In news:

"Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely" by the Backstreet Boys takes on a whole new meaning when sung by a gun-wielding revolutionary in northern Syria.
Northern Illinois, Western Michigan 7:1.
During Northern Michigan University's Week 1 loss at Findlay, three third quarter scores put the game out of reach for the Wildcats.
Northern Ireland Pork Burger on Rösti Potatoes with apricot & onion relish and roquette salad.
Islamist extremist rebels say they have pushed secular Tuareg fighters from Menaka, their last base in northern Mali.
Saw-whets are the smallest northern owls.
Tonight at 7 pm the Banff Mountain Radical Reels Tour will be at Northern Michigan University in Jamrich Hall Room 102.
Bar shooting in northern Mexico leaves 8 dead.
Northern Barrier Island residents will be allowed back again on Saturday.
Northern Beef Packers could begin slaughtering up to 500 cattle per day if it passes a building inspection from the City of Aberdeen today.
Exterior of the Northern Beef Packers plant south of Aberdeen.
(AP) – The Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen is being allowed to slaughter more cattle after passing a city inspection.
He served as staff member at Yankton College and joined the staff at Northern State University in 1957, where he served until 1963.
The annual race is held on the beautiful sand paper colored beaches of Darwin in northern Australia.
Within two years the 20-year-old reportedly bought a $750,000 triplex and a $2 million mansion in a gated community, both in the Northern Coast of the state of Sao Paulo.

In science:

The highest amplitudes in the harmonic terms are found for radii between r ≈ 200′′ and r ≈ 300′′ , i.e., those radii where the large northern spiral arm is located.
Dynamical Centers and Non-Circular Motions in THINGS Galaxies: Implications for Dark Matter Halos
These data can be binned up to map extinction in three dimensions across the northern Galactic Plane.
High Spatial Resolution Galactic 3D Extinction Mapping with IPHAS
This paper makes use of data obtained as part of the INT Photometric Ha Survey of the northern Galactic Plane (IPHAS) carried out at the Isaac Newton Telescope (INT).
High Spatial Resolution Galactic 3D Extinction Mapping with IPHAS
MIPS and SHARC-II emission suggests that LL104 may also be a second protostar, but any outflow driven by LL104 itself is not evident from the spectra and must be very weak to be confused with the northern flow, which has an estimated mass of only 10−3 M(cid:12) .
Star formation in Perseus - V. Outflows detected by HARP
The northern part of the NGC1333 region is dominated by the two latetype B stars which power the reflection nebula which gives the region its name.
Star formation in Perseus - V. Outflows detected by HARP
These stars strongly heat the gas in this northern region.
Star formation in Perseus - V. Outflows detected by HARP
This establishes a one to one correspondence between the tensors of determinant between 0 and 1 (including these values) and the northern half open unit ball of center the origin.
Hyperbolic planforms in relation to visual edges and textures perception
It is clear that targets in the equatorial zone will have the highest degree of coverage since these can be observed from both northern and southern nodes.
The Stellar Observations Network Group - the Prototype
With both northern and southern sites in the network, full-sky coverage will be possible.
The Stellar Observations Network Group - the Prototype
This was, for example, the case for the large flood which occurred in Northern Sweden on July 26, 2000.
Limit theorems for empirical processes of cluster functionals
The peculiar extranuclear star formation region, named SQ-A (Xu et al. 1999, 2003), lies at the extreme northern end of the main shock wave.
Powerful H$_2$ Line-cooling in Stephan's Quintet : I - Mapping the Significant Cooling Pathways in Group-wide Shocks
The product image also displayed a local maximum in vertical humidity difference over northern Maryland. The highest microburst risk was indicated where the highest vertical humidity difference was colocated with steep lapse rates in the 850-1000mb layer.
A New Graphical Microburst Guidance Product
The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 158, pp. 93-100, 2005. Reich, P.; Reich, W. A radio continuum survey of the northern sky at 1420 MHz - II.
25 years of Cosmic Microwave Background research at INPE
On the other hand, the estimates with moderate formal errors in the central and northern part of the cloud suggest low temperatures of slightly above 10 K.
LABOCA mapping of the infrared dark cloud MSXDC G304.74+01.32
IRAS 13042-6105 in the northern part of the cloud is probably in an earlier stage of evolution than the other two IRAS sources because it is not as bright at FIR wavelengths (see Table 3).
LABOCA mapping of the infrared dark cloud MSXDC G304.74+01.32