North Country


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North Country

n
1. (Placename) another name for North1
2. (Placename) the geographic region formed by Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
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As I wandered over those rough pastures, I had the good luck to stumble upon a bit of the first road that went from Black Hawk out to the north country; to my grandfather's farm, then on to the Shimerdas' and to the Norwegian settlement.
The North Country is purple, and it's the Country of the Gillikins.
"Yes, your Majesty, she answered, "for I was born in the North Country."
"I am a man of the north country, from the town of Beverley and the wapentake of Holderness," he answered.
She lives far away in the north country, by the sea; and Miss Emily is going to stay with her."
Sir John Ballinger is the best gentleman jock in the north country. I could hold him on the flat at my best, but over jumps he's my master.
``And now,'' said Locksley, ``I will crave your Grace's permission to plant such a mark as is used in the North Country; and welcome every brave yeoman who shall try a shot at it to win a smile from the bonny lass he loves best.''
There were hundreds of pieces, friezes of figures in relief, fragments of statues and slabs crowded with figures that had encrusted the brick walls of the Buddhist stupas and viharas of the North Country and now, dug up and labelled, made the pride of the Museum.
'That North country is full of horse-dealers as an old coat of lice.
Some will have it that you are a foreigner, and some an Englishwoman; some a native of the north country, and some of the south; some say - '
"It was in the north country. The work to a man of my temperament was mechanical and uninteresting, but the privilege of living with youth, of helping to mould those young minds, and of impressing them with one's own character and ideals was very dear to me.
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