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also North·land  (nôrth′lănd′, -lənd)
A region in the north of a country or an area.

north′land′er n.


1. (Placename) the peninsula containing Norway and Sweden
2. (Placename) (in Canada) the far north


(ˈnɔrθ lənd, -ˌlænd)

1. a land or region in the north.
2. the northern part of a country.
[before 900]
north′land•er, n.
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Noun1.northland - any region lying in or toward the north
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"


[ˈnɔːθlənd] N (US) → región f septentrional
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It was the Wild, the savage, frozen- hearted Northland Wild.
And this was the epitaph of a dead dog on the Northland trail--less scant than the epitaph of many another dog, of many a man.
Marshall Elliott looked like a Viking of elder days, dancing with one of the blue-eyed, golden-haired daughters of the Northland.
They often speculated over his past, and tried to conjure up (from what they had read and heard) what his northland life had been.
All of which came to pass; and the boat, in the grip of the current, like a river steamer with smoke rising from the two joints of stove-pipe, grounded on shoals, hung up on split currents, and charged rapids and canyons, as it drove deeper into the Northland winter.
Fortunately, when winter snow falls in the Northland the thermometer invariably rises; so, instead of the customary forty and fifty and even sixty degrees below zero, the temperature remained fifteen below.
He had heard of the nature of the Arabs who penetrate thus far to the South, and what he had heard had convinced him that a snake or a panther would as quickly befriend him as one of these villainous renegades from the Northland.
It required but the matter of a few seconds to don the necessary orluk-skin clothing, with the heavy, fur-lined boots that are so essential a part of the garmenture of one who would successfully contend with the frozen trails and the icy winds of the bleak northland.
Because men, groping in the Arctic darkness, had found a yellow metal, and because steamship and transportation companies were booming the find, thousands of men were rushing into the Northland.
The days passed, and the winter began merging imperceptibly into the Northland spring that comes like a thunderbolt of suddenness.
In the midst of it the rain came--not as it comes upon us of the northlands, but in a sudden, choking, blinding deluge.
Funding from the Regional Growth Programme of up to $800,000 for 3-D aerial mapping of Northland will provide the region's primary industries with highly accurate, free data to make better informed business decisions.

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