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archaic the north part of a country or the earth
[C17: contraction of north + land]


(ˈnɔrθ lənd, -ˌlænd)

1. a land or region in the north.
2. the northern part of a country.
[before 900]
north′land•er, n.
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Their estate was large, and their residence was at Norland Park, in the centre of their property, where, for many generations, they had lived in so respectable a manner as to engage the general good opinion of their surrounding acquaintance.
To him therefore the succession to the Norland estate was not so really important as to his sisters; for their fortune, independent of what might arise to them from their father's inheriting that property, could be but small.
The whole was tied up for the benefit of this child, who, in occasional visits with his father and mother at Norland, had so far gained on the affections of his uncle, by such attractions as are by no means unusual in children of two or three years old; an imperfect articulation, an earnest desire of having his own way, many cunning tricks, and a great deal of noise, as to outweigh all the value of all the attention which, for years, he had received from his niece and her daughters.
No smoking, no slouching, no jewellery - life is tough at Norland College, the elite training centre for nannies in the British town of Bath.
I think the price of bitcoin is going up because they are scarce," Erik Norland, executive director and senior economist at CME Group, told International Business Times.
17 August 2016 - UK-based machine-to-machine communications connectivity provider CSL has been acquired by UK-based mortgage originator Norland Capital, US-based investment advisor ICONIQ Capital and UK-based investment trust RIT Capital Partners (LON: RCP), the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 17, 2016-Machine-to-Machine Connectivity Specialist CSL Acquired by Norland, ICONIQ, RIT Capital Partners
Since we announced this new high index UV curable adhesive at Photonics West in February, we have seen significant customer interest," said Tim Norland, President of Norland Products.
A VISITOR survey is being carried out to try to gauge what people think of Norland Moor.
Woods, of the Norland Hotel in Bath Street, Southport, ignored a prohibition notice from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service banning any rooms on the first or second floors being rented to guests.
Katareanna Coen and Alainna Norland will graduate with a GPA of at least 4.
Reporter Rob Norland visited the country's two remaining communitiesin the cities of Raida and Sanaand found their members face constant verbal and physical assault.