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North Country

the part of England north of the Humber estuary.
Alaska and the Yukon territory of Canada (as a geographical and economic unit). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • North Country children used their precious holiday time to seek out their favourite flowers in their rare hiding-places.

    A Book of Quaker Saints Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  • The railroad was then not the familiar thing it is now in the North Country.

    Eben Holden Irving Bacheller
  • Equally common is the Greyhound, particularly in the North Country, where coursing has long been a favourite sport.

  • The North Country lay buried in the snow that Christmastime.

    Eben Holden Irving Bacheller
  • Those chiefs of the North Country, with their clans behind them as one man, what a power they were in the state!

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • We're superstitious, you know, we North Country folk, and we are all for instincts.

    The Devil's Paw E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • They were Yorkshire people and seemed delighted to meet another North Country person.

    Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan Frances Halton Eva Hasell
  • So it was with them when I last heard the news of the North Country.

    Granny's Wonderful Chair Frances Browne
British Dictionary definitions for North Country

North Country

noun the North Country
another name for North1 (sense 1)
the geographic region formed by Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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North Country in the Bible

a general name for the countries that lay north of Palestine. Most of the invading armies entered Palestine from the north (Isa. 41:25; Jer. 1:14,15; 50:3,9,41; 51:48; Ezek. 26:7).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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