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adjective as in northerly

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adjective as in pertaining to the north

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This week, we have a scintillating red from the corvina grape, grown in northern Italy near Verona, as well as a rustic red from the bobal grape, redolent of cherries and wild herbs.

As you head into northern Montgomery, Frederick, and Howard counties, do expect to find more snow, especially on side roads.

Last week we covered a home being built in northern Italy, unique because it’s made entirely of natural materials and shaped like a hive.

NASA funded this first round of analysis only to concentrate on Mars’s northern hemisphere.

Boat launches are found at the pond’s northern and southern ends.

Unconfirmed reports in the French media claimed that the brothers were spotted at a gas station in northern France on Thursday.

As of Thursday night, the brothers remained on the loose, last seen in northern France.

His New Deal Coalition brought together Southerners, Northern ethnic minorities, and urban blacks under the same banner.

There were stories of distant strife, in Bosnia, Rwanda, and Northern Ireland, and those stories had the whiff of a different era.

On the northern side of the Joint Security Area between North and South Korea, there is a village called Kijong-dong (기정동).

He signalized himself by a great victory which he obtained on the banks of the Neva, over the northern powers.

Out gets Uncle David, looking brown and healthy after his northern excursion.

It was near the hour, by the time they got there, when David Arden would arrive from his northern point of departure.

The glorious sun was strong in his might, and, like his Maker, warmed the northern world into exuberant life.

He had two children, a boy and a girl, who inherited the northern and southern ranches in equal shares.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to northern, such as: arctic, north, northward, boreal, and polar.

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