from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A region in the north of a country or an area.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The land in the north; the north.
- Of or pertaining to a land in the north.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun any region lying in or toward the north.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
landthat lies to the north.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any region lying in or toward the north
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The picture has changed dramatically, so today at long last Canada's northland is coming into its own.
Our northland is the frontier of democracy, and if war should come (which Heaven forfend!) the attack on this Continent will move across Canada.
The development of our northland is proceeding with a rapidity such as never was imagined in days gone by, and the wealth and resources which are being uncovered will make of this country the most important producer and the greatest exporter of many useful materials and articles.
For as Darwinian “animals,” the characters in London's northland stories learn that they must adapt to the environment or be subdued by it.
In the northland, environmental and hereditary traits are more forcefully evident because of the heightened struggle.
Palin the williwaw is about to be unleashed out of the northland like a force of nature upon the political world and, few in the lower 48 know anything about the overwhelming power of a williwaw.
The moment before a strong, exulting man, boastful of his mastery of the elements, he was now fighting for his life against those same elements -- such was the difference caused by the injection of a quart of water into a northland traveller's calculations.
The women in London's early stories constitute an integral part of the total view of life in the northland.
In the northland such commands are equal to Jehovah's in the matter of potency; the dum-dum as rapid and effective as the thunderbolt.
He spat upon the snow, -- a favorite northland trick, -- and the sharp crackle of the instantly congealed spittle startled him.