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Northerner

[nawr-th er-ner] /ˈnɔr ðər nər/
noun
1.
(sometimes lowercase) a native or inhabitant of the North, especially the northern U.S.
2.
(lowercase) norther.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; northern + -er1

norther

[nawr-th er] /ˈnɔr ðər/
noun
1.
Chiefly Texas and Oklahoma. a cold gale from the north, formed during the winter by a vigorous outbreak of continental polar air behind a cold front.
2.
a wind or storm from the north.
Also, northerner.
Origin
1770-80, Americanism; north + -er1
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  • On these issues, it was northerners who wanted to defend the rights of their states.
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norther

/ˈnɔːðə/
noun
1.
(mainly Southern US) a wind or storm from the north

Northerner

/ˈnɔːðənə/
noun
1.
(sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the north of any specified region, esp England or the US
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