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northland

[nawrth-luh nd, -land] /ˈnɔrθ lənd, -ˌlænd/
noun
1.
the land or region in the north.
2.
the northern part of a country.
3.
(initial capital letter) the peninsula containing Norway and Sweden.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English, Old English; see north, -land
Related forms
northlander, noun
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Northland

/ˈnɔːθlənd/
noun
1.
the peninsula containing Norway and Sweden
2.
(in Canada) the far north
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