1. Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west.
2. In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind. Northern diver.
<zoology> See Loon. Northern lights. See Aurora borealis, under Aurora.
<botany> Northern spy, an excellent American apple, of a yellowish colour, marked with red.
Origin: AS. Northerne.
(01 Mar 1998)
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