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A sudden cold gale coming from the north.
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(Physical Geography) chiefly Southern US a wind or storm from the north
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(ˈnɔr ðər)

a storm or gale from the north.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.norther - a wind that blows from the northnorther - a wind that blows from the north  
bise, bize - a dry cold north wind in southeastern France
mistral - a strong north wind that blows in France during the winter
tramontana, tramontane - a cold dry wind that blows south out of the mountains into Italy and the western Mediterranean
air current, current of air, wind - air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
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Bud I can look for norther horse nur man of a neeght loike this - as black as t' chimbley!
Norther Dedication Container Ships Hapag Llyd -- 23/08/19 06:30 -
PESHAWAR -- Sui Norther Gas Pipeline Task Force has initiated crackdown against illegal gas connection in Southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and apprehended number of accused.
The last time a Welsh-trained horse was successful was when Glanville Jones' ex-point-topointer Norther won in 1965 under Terry Biddlecombe.
He further said that according to synoptic situations, a new wave of rain spell from norther areas of country would come in couple of days.
According to the Israeli Defense Forces, the new objective has been dubbed "Operation Norther Shield"; it will seek to end Hezbollah's border incursions, the AMN reported.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu ANKARA, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday called on the United States to complete implementing "a road map" for the norther Syrian city of Manbij by year-end.
1 remained hoisted over five Norther Luzon provinces - Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Benguet, Zambales and Pangasinan.
Aden, Sha'ban 12, 1439, Apr 28, 2018, SPA -- Yemeni Army's forces managed today to recapture a number of strategic positions, in Norther Lahaj Governorate, in Southern part of the country, following ferocious fighting with Iran-backed Houthi militia.
Speaking at a press conference at Peshawar Press Club on Friday, Naveed Khan Khalil said that the Norther Bypass had been completed from motorway to Khazana, which should be extended up to Takht Baig.
As a result of the stabbing, North Wales Police officers in the norther Flintshire area issued an order allowing them to stop and search individuals.
16 (SUNA) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed its strong condemnation over the terrorist bombings that occurred on Friday, October 14, norther of Sinai in the Arab Republic of Egypt and claimed lives of a number of the Egyptian Army's soldiers in a crime which violated all the moral and humanitarian values and principles.