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also North·ern·er  (nôr′thər-nər)
A native or inhabitant of the north, especially the northern United States.


(sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the north of any specified region, esp England or the US


(ˈnɔr ðər nər)

(often cap.) a native or inhabitant of the north, esp. the northern U.S.
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
شَخْص من الشَّمال
északi lakos
norîanmaîur, maîur frá norîlægum slóîum
kuzeyli kimse


[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


[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


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)


[ˈnɔːðənəʳ] nsettentrionale m/f, abitante m/f del nord


(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.
References in classic literature ?
I know the feeling among some of you northerners well enough.
Sudbury was the victim of another goofy policy by a Northerner.
Police officer Saleh Saeed Ghaleb, another northerner whose job title makes him a target of the Southern Movement, also says he is staying calm.
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.
As a northerner, what I want to see is economic growth and thriving businesses spread across the country.
The northerner will be prime minister, in case a northerner becomes a speaker, this will case certain tension within the society," Kulov explained.
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.
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.
Jasser al-Yamani, the deputy governor of Lehej province, said that armed men on Monday ambushed a northerner at a roadblock near Radfan, a city located 360km south of Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, killing him and seizing his car.
On April 21, 2007, Muslim northerner Umaru Yar'Adua was elected president.