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After the Greeks came the Persians, who conquered all of northern Africa.

The Cedars stood before us as yet lightless against the northern sky.

Why, there are a whole lot of skunk farms all over the Northern States.

The Northern States were slow to adopt the Democratic creed.

A portion of the Northern force was driven back on the creek.

Now, as they closed in the Northern guns increased their fire.

They waited for the wind to blow from the south over to the northern land.

The number of Northern church-members who are hen-pecked husbands.

The number of Northern church-members who are cruel husbands.

He is a Northern gentleman, although having a somewhat Southern name.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English norþerna, norðerne "northern, Northumbrian, Scandinavian," cognate with Old High German nordroni, Old Norse norroenn (see north). With -erne, suffix denoting direction. Related: Northernmost. Northerner in U.S. geo-political sense is attested from 1831. Northern lights "aurora borealis" first recorded by that name 1721 (earlier north-light, 1706).

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