north-country


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north-country

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north country

adj
(Human Geography) from or characteristic of the northern part of England
Translations

north-country

[ˈnɔːθˌkʌntrɪ] ADJdel norte de Inglaterra

north-country

[ˈnɔːθˌkʌntrɪ] adjdel nord, settentrionale
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They actually try to encore one of her characters -- an old north-country lady; modeled on that honored preceptress in the late Mr.
The house is situated on a dead flat, and seems to be shut in-- almost suffocated, to my north-country notions, by trees.
The keen frosty air; the low, rosy, wintry sun; the castle, hailing him like an old acquaintance; the names of friends on door-plates; the sight of friends whom he seemed to recognise, and whom he eagerly avoided, in the streets; the pleasant chant of the north-country accent; the dome of St.
The good man had left his north-country Vicarage (my home since the death of my parents) expressly to read the service at my marriage; and he and my aunt had arranged to return by the mid-day train.
There was in the house where I lodged a north-country woman that went for a gentlewoman, and nothing was more frequent in her discourse than her account of the cheapness of provisions, and the easy way of living in her country; how plentiful and how cheap everything was, what good company they kept, and the like; till at last I told her she almost tempted me to go and live in her country; for I that was a widow, though I had sufficient to live on, yet had no way of increasing it; and that I found I could not live here under #100 a year, unless I kept no company, no servant, made no appearance, and buried myself in privacy, as if I was obliged to it by necessity.

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