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Most central and northern areas can expect fine conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most northern regions saw a record month. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A big belt of rain lashed northern and western areas yesterday and will hit southern areas today. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wednesday saw fog lift into low cloud over the southeast, with some sun over more northern and western parts. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A day of blustery weather ushered in 20cm of snow in northern areas and sleet and snow across southern England. Times, Sunday Times (2017)On Tuesday the frontal rain in the north is likely to slide southwards, drawing down colder air for a time over northern and eastern parts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Public transport was also halted throughout the afternoon in the northern port city. Times, Sunday Times (2013)India is the only northern hemisphere wine region to harvest during the winter. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The best of the sunshine was across western and northern areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She waited till the train had emerged from the tunnel and was racing between the ragged edges of the northern suburbs. The House of Mirth (1905)On the northern edge of the town stood the remains of a Ukrainian army base. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was more heavy snow across northern and eastern areas on the Monday. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The forecast for today is for gales in the north, and rain moving east across northern parts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I went to the northern part and found very little of the above. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Northern parts should brighten up and feel milder, although the south and east will probably become damp and dreary. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A new deep low will bring not just rain but also renewed gales across central and northern areas for tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It now seems that it was built to clarify the empire's northern edges and to make easier the collection of taxes and suchlike. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The northern French city was down, out and flattened when its textile industry collapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The northern region has 21 of the highest mountains in Finland. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Kurdish region of northern Iraq does not yet face an existential crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And floods in mountainous northern regions of Vietnam also left at least 15 people dead. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Habitat: on dry rocky hills over the northern regions of the northern hemisphere, often very extensive ground cover. The Dictionary of Modern Herbalism (1985)Not one city, but a collection of northern cities - sufficiently close to each other that combined they can take on the world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'northern'
British English: northern /ˈnɔːðən/ ADJECTIVE
Northern means in or from the north of a region or country.
- American English: northern
- Arabic: شِمَالِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: do norte
- Chinese: 北方的
- Croatian: sjeverni
- Czech: severní
- Danish: nordlig
- Dutch: noord-
- European Spanish: del norte
- Finnish: pohjois-
- French: boréal
- German: nördlich
- Greek: βόρειος
- Italian: settentrionale
- Japanese: 北の
- Korean: 북쪽의
- Norwegian: nordlig
- Polish: północny
- European Portuguese: do norte
- Romanian: de nord
- Russian: северный
- Spanish: del norte
- Swedish: nordlig
- Thai: ทางภาคเหนือ
- Turkish: kuzey
- Ukrainian: північний
- Vietnamese: ở phía bắc
Definition of northern from the Collins English Dictionary
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