northern
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Usage note
This word must begin with a capital letter in the sense shown in 2).
northern(
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thuhrn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in or from the north)
a. norte
The Northern Hemisphere is located between the North Pole and the equator.El hemisferio norte está situado entre el polo norte y el ecuador.
b. del norte
The northern states fought to preserve the union of the United States.Los estados del norte lucharon para preservar la unión de los Estados Unidos.
c. norteño
Some people think that northern cultures are not as warm and welcoming.Algunas personas creen que las culturas norteñas no son tan cálidas y acogedoras.
d. septentrional
We crossed the equator into the northern hemisphere.Atravesamos el ecuador y entramos en el hemisferio septentrional.
2. (in or from the U.S. North)
a. del norte de los Estados Unidos
The Northern states fought to preserve the union of all of the states.Los estados del norte de los Estados Unidos lucharon para preservar la unión de todos los estados.
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northern
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (region, accent)
a. del norte, norteño(a)
northern Spainel norte de España
northern hemispherehemisferio norte
Northern IrelandIrlanda del Norte
Northern Irishnorirlandés(esa)
northern lightsaurora boreal
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northern [ˈnɔːðən]
adjective
del norte; norteño; septentrional
the northern part of the island la parte norte or septentrional de la isla; the northern coast la costa septentrional or (del) norte; in northern Spain al norte or en el norte de España; en la España septentrional
modifier
the northern hemisphere (n) el hemisferio norte; el hemisferio boreal
Northern Ireland (n) Irlanda (f) del Norte
the northern lights (n) la aurora boreal
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Phrases with "northern"
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northern hemisphere
el hemisferio norte
northern Spain
el norte de España
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