lying toward or situated in the north
directed or proceeding northward.
coming from the north
, as a wind.
(often initial capital letter) of or pertaining to the North, especially the northern U.S.
5. Astronomy, north
of the celestial equator or of the zodiac: a northern constellation.
a person living in a northern region or country.
(initial capital letter) a steam locomotive having a four-wheeled front truck, eight driving wheels, and a four-wheeled rear truck.
Origin: before 900; Middle English, Old English; Related forms