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also North·ern·er  (nôr′thər-nər)
A native or inhabitant of the north, especially the northern United States.
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(sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the north of any specified region, esp England or the US
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(ˈnɔr ðər nər)

(often cap.) a native or inhabitant of the north, esp. the northern U.S.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.northerner - an inhabitant of the NorthNortherner - an inhabitant of the North    
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
2.Northerner - an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
North - the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
Federal, Federal soldier, Union soldier - a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
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شَخْص من الشَّمال
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norîanmaîur, maîur frá norîlægum slóîum
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[ˈnɔːðənəʳ] Nnorteño/a m/f (US) (Hist) → nordista mf
he's a northerneres del norte
northerners like this sort of thinga la gente del norte le gusta este tipo de cosas
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[ˈnɔːrðərr] nhabitant(e) m/f du Nord
I like the openness of northerners → J'aime la franchise des gens du Nord.
to be a northener → être du Nord, venir du Nordnorthern hemisphere n
the northern hemisphere → l'hémisphère m nord, l'hémisphère m boréal
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Bewohner(in) m(f)des Nordens, Nordengländer(in) m(f)/-deutsche(r) mf etc; he is a northernerer kommt aus dem Norden (des Landes)
(US) → Nordstaatler(in) m(f)
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[ˈnɔːðənəʳ] nsettentrionale m/f, abitante m/f del nord
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(noːθ) noun
1. the direction to the left of a person facing the rising sun, or any part of the earth lying in that direction. He faced towards the north; The wind is blowing from the north; I used to live in the north of England.
2. (also N) one of the four main points of the compass.
1. in the north. on the north bank of the river.
2. from the direction of the north. a north wind.
towards the north. The stream flows north.
ˈnortherly (-ðə-) adjective
1. (of a wind etc) coming from the north. a northerly breeze.
2. looking, lying etc towards the north. in a northerly direction.
ˈnorthern (-ðən) adjective
of the north or the North.
ˈnortherner (-ðə-) noun
a person who lives, or was born, in a northern region or country.
ˈnorthernmost (-ðən-) adjective
being furthest north. the northernmost point of the coast.
ˈnorthward adjective
towards the north. in a northward direction.
ˈnorthward(s) adverb
towards the north. They were travelling northwards.
ˈnorthbound adjective
travelling northwards. the northbound railway-line.
ˌnorth-ˈeast / ˌnorth-ˈwest nouns, adjective
(in or from) the direction midway between north and east or north and west, or any part of the earth lying in that direction. the north-east counties; a north-west wind.
towards the north-east or north-west. The building faces north-west.
ˌnorth-ˈeasterly / ˌnorth-ˈwesterly adjective
1. (of a wind etc) coming from the north-east or north-west. a north-easterly wind.
2. looking, lying etc towards the north-east or north-west. a north-westerly direction.
ˌnorth-ˈeastern / ˌnorth-ˈwestern adjective
of the north-east or north-west.
the North Pole
the northern end of the imaginary line through the earth, round which it turns.
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I know the feeling among some of you northerners well enough.
So, the major issue with the president is that he does not see himself as a Nigerian, but first as a Fulani, then a Northerner. As bad as that is, it is worsened by the President's unequivocal advertisement of his distrust of Nigerians from outside his North.
ROMANTICS wanting a kiss to remember should lock lips with a northerner, a study claims.
As a Northerner, you basically don't exist as far as your children's education goes.
Police officer Saleh Saeed Ghaleb, another northerner whose job title makes him a target of the Southern Movement, also says he is staying calm.
"I know he's not strictly a northerner," he accepts, "but he's built into our culture now."
northerner WE WROTE: Discounts on council tax payments on hundreds of empty homes across Teesside are being scrapped.
Northerners immediately reacted in disbelief and anger: IUN courses, one Northerner argued, met an "urgent academic and cultural need in the north," and the end of IUN would only "increase the wall that seems to be dividing northern and southern Manitoba." (4) Kay Campbell, a former northern regional director for the Manitoba Association of School Trustees, accused the UGC of making the north the "whipping boy" in its austerity program.
As a northerner, what I want to see is economic growth and thriving businesses spread across the country.
At first, Respublika offered speaker post to Ar Namys, he said, but they refused since they believe speaker should represent southerners."Almost all in power now are northerners. The northerner will be prime minister, in case a northerner becomes a speaker, this will case certain tension within the society," Kulov explained.Kulov said the post of head of the coalition majority in Parliament proposed to him is unclear and amorphous."This post is like the post of honorary retired person, but I am not a retiree, this is why I rejected this offer.
Summary: KHARTOUM: South Sudan's ruling party said on Monday it would accept a Northerner in a key post on the commission planning a referendum on the region's independence because having the vote on time in January was more important.Referendum Commission Chairman Mohamed Ibrahim Khalil had told Reuters the five Sutherners in the nine-member commission
An unwritten agreement in the ruling People s Democratic Party (PDP) says power should rotate between the Muslim north and Christian south every two terms, meaning the next president should be a northerner if the principle is maintained.