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northeaster a strong wind or storm from the northeast.
northeasterly of, in, or toward the northeast. [3 definitions]
northeastern located in, coming from, or characteristic of the northeast.
northeasterner a person born or living in a northeastern region.
northeastward toward the northeast. [3 definitions]
northeastwardly toward the northeast. [2 definitions]
norther a sudden storm or gale from the north.
northerly of, related to, or toward the north. [3 definitions]
northern situated in, directed towards, coming from, or relating to the north.
Northern Cross the constellation Cygnus.
northerner (often cap.) a native or inhabitant of a northern area or region.
northern harrier a medium-sized gray or brown hawk common in marshes in North America and Eurasia; marsh hawk.
Northern Hemisphere the half of the earth that is north of the equator.
Northern Ireland a division of the United Kingdom, on the northeast coast of the island of Ireland.
northern lights see "aurora borealis."
northern oriole a North American oriole, either the Baltimore in the East or the Bullock's in the West, the males of each subspecies having different markings in bright orange, black, and white.
Northern Rhodesia see "Rhodesia," "Zambia."
Northern Spy a large yellowish red American apple that ripens in late autumn or early winter.
North Korea a country on the eastern coast of Asia, south of Russia; Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
northland (sometimes cap.) any land or region to the north, as of a country or the world. [2 definitions]
North Macedonia a Balkan republic bordering Albania and Greece, formerly known as the Republic of Macedonia or Macedonia. The nation of North Macedonia is officially the Republic of North Macedonia.