Synonyms of northern


1. Northern, Middle English

usage: a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans


1. northern (vs. southern), blue, Union, Federal, Yankee

usage: in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line; "Northern liberals"; "northern industry"; "northern cities"

2. northerly, northern, north (vs. south)

usage: situated in or oriented toward the north; "the northern suburbs"; "going in a northerly direction"

3. northerly, northern, north (vs. south)

usage: coming from the north; used especially of wind; "the north wind doth blow"; "a northern snowstorm"; "the winds are northerly"

4. northern (vs. southern), boreal, circumboreal, north-central, septrional

usage: situated in or coming from regions of the north; "the northern hemisphere"; "northern autumn colors"

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Definition and meaning of northern (Dictionary)