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North Country

noun
1.
the part of England north of the Humber estuary.
2.
Alaska and the Yukon territory of Canada (as a geographical and economic unit).
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  • Visual concealment is unnecessary, because in the North Country a cache is sacred.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • Verily the fish of the North Country are mighty beyond all others.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • Her home was in the North Country, but she did not remember it.

    Lotus Buds

    Amy Carmichael
  • So it was with them when the last news came from the North Country.

  • At the North Country town of Morpeth a brank is still preserved.

    Bygone Punishments

    William Andrews
  • Woodford had given the thing up, and the road was open to the North Country.

    Dwellers in the Hills Melville Davisson Post
  • He did not know Jim's value, for in the North Country a dog is a dog.

    Blazed Trail Stories Stewart Edward White
  • Her questions were concerned with the North Country as a region.

British Dictionary definitions for North Country

North Country

noun the North Country
1.
another name for North1 (sense 1)
2.
the geographic region formed by Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
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