Septentrional

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Septentrional Of or pertaining to the north; northern. "From cold septentrion blasts."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • septentrional Northern; boreal; hyperborean.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Septentrional northern
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. septentrionalis,: cf. F. septentrional,

Usage

In literature:

Les Trois Navigations faites par les Hollandois au Septentrion.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
OC., that is to say, "Septentrion" (north), "Orient" (east), "Midi" (south), "Occident" (west).
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891" by Various
DE REBUS SEPTENTRION ALIBUS.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 91, July 26, 1851" by Various
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In poetry:

NIGHT and we heard heavy cadenced hoofbeats
Of troops departing; the last cohorts left
By the North Gate. That night some listened late
Leaning their eyelids toward Septentrion.
"The Return" by John Peale Bishop