Kim Jong-il This hilarious parody features the north Korean dictator in a commercial for the dating website E-Harmony.
The north Koreans are usually willing to talk for various reasons: to get aid, to divide their adversaries, to create confusion.
In north Carolina, the headlines have focused on the Thom Tillis-Sen.
One day apart, north Korea launched a long-range missile to much fanfare, and the Assad regime fired Scud missiles on the rebels.
In recent days, however, north Korea has opened the door for a possible shift in policy.
But great was Hatteras's anger at finding the way to the north closed!
If his business did not call him north at once, he should sail with us the next morning.
This species has been found only in the mountains of north Carolina.
The question now was whether the Islander had gone to the north or the south.
Not a sign of her appeared on the shore, while neither to the north nor to the south was she to be seen.
Old English norð "northern" (adj.), "northwards" (adv.), from Proto-Germanic *nurtha- (cf. Old Norse norðr, Old Saxon north, Old Frisian north, Middle Dutch nort, Dutch noord, German nord), possibly ultimately from PIE *ner- "left," also "below," as north is to the left when one faces the rising sun (cf. Sanskrit narakah "hell," Greek enerthen "from beneath," Oscan-Umbrian nertrak "left"). The same notion underlies Old Irish tuath "left; northern;" Arabic shamal "left hand; north." The usual word for "north" in the Romance languages ultimately is from English, cf. Old French north (Modern French nord), borrowed from Old English norð; Italian, Spanish norte are borrowed from French.
As a noun, c.1200, from the adverb. North Pole attested from mid-15c. (earlier the Arctic pole, late 14c.). North American (n.) first used 1766, by Franklin; as an adjective, from 1770.
In the direction of increase; upward: A few months ago the cost of a 4-megabit memory chip was $11 on the spot market. Last week, it was $20 and heading north (1864+)