Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Farthest north.

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  • adj. Farthest north.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Farthest north.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated at the point furthest north.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. situated farthest north

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The winds whipped the coastline and felled power lines in northernmost Cagayan Province.

    Typhoon Parma slams into Philippines

  • You know, Miami is often called the northernmost Latin American city in the world, where you can get by just fine speaking Spanish.

    CNN Transcript Oct 1, 2007

  • To tame it would mean possibilities of civilization in northernmost America which are otherwise utterly lacking.

    The Canadian Arctic Region

  • But on the rare occasions when I have—hiking a mountain pass, hitchhiking to the North Cape (called the northernmost point in Europe), rolling around in the mud of some stream bed in the Canadian Rockies (that was the summer after college,) snorkeling off a hidden beach in the Caribbean, or trekking among the sheep on the Isle of Skye—I couldn't feel happier or more alive.

    Far-Flung Observations

  • They crossed into the province of Cisalpine Gaul, Gaul on this side of the Alps, as the Romans called northernmost Italy.

    The Spartacus War

  • The presidential campaigns of 2000 and 2004 brought almost biblical floods of Republican bumper stickers to what has been called the northernmost - and perhaps most influential - point of the Bible Belt.

    Dan Treul: Tide Turning In GOP West Michigan Stronghold

  • They probably sat at the foot of Mount Aegaleos, opposite the islet of St. George, that is, the northernmost mooring point of the Greek fleet.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • The northernmost is the Abú Gusayb (Kusayb) or Ras el-Gusayb (the “Little Reed”), a unity composed of a single block and of three knobs in a knot; the tallest of the latter, especially when viewed from the south, resembles an erect and reflexed thumb — hence our “Sharp Peak.”

    The Land of Midian

  • The northernmost is the River Aisne, joining the Oise twenty miles west of Soissons which in turn reaches the Seine to the northwest of Paris.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Zibayyib, drains the Aba'‘l-bárid peak; and the northernmost is the Wady el-Safrá, [EN#152] upon which the old place stands à cheval.

    The Land of Midian — Volume 1

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