from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A native or inhabitant of the north, especially the northern United States.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A native or inhabitant of the north of a region (or of the world as a whole), such as one of the northern United States, the north of Norway, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One born or living in the north.
- n. A native or inhabitant of the Northern States; -- contradistinguished from
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A native of or a resident in the north, or in the northern part of any country, especially of a country divided into two distinct sections, a northern and a southern; specifically, a citizen of the north or northern United States.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
- n. an inhabitant of the North
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He is a tall, thin Chinese northerner with a pockmarked face.
The northerner was a hundred feet away and widening the gap.
Nor should one stop with Charlemagne (who, for purposes of argument, might be dubbed a "northerner"), but go back to Emperor Justinian whose Italian war in the middle of the sixth century was not only an effort to reconstitute Imperial power throughout the Mediterranean but a determined and brutal crusade against the Ostrogoths who had accepted Arian Christianity.
B owners in last night's episodes were it: two couples enslaved to cleanliness and bureaucracy, the other featuring a man who used "northerner" as shorthand for poor and with very bad taste.
During the Civil War, a northerner in Houston saw “innumerable Negroes and Negresses parading about the streets in the most outrageously grand costumes,” clothes that greatly surpassed the “simple dresses” of their mistresses.
Annie said ... your blog is so much fun to read. i love all things spicy and, being a northerner, have never had things like real chorizo. i noted that you said to remove the seeds before pureeing the peppers. is that an edibility issue or a heat thing? thank you so much for sharing a style of cooking i would never have known much about.
To a true northerner, they are no less southern than David Cameron.
As a northerner transplanted to the South, I gotta say you have no idea what you're talking about.
Mr. Jonathan, a Southerner, took over when the late president, Umaru Yar'Adua, a northerner, died in May during his first four-year term.
Last week Alistair had tweeted wryly: "No Spoty nomination but, on a positive note, I am the 39th most influential northerner and only five behind Ed Miliband."