North Country

  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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How to use North Country in a sentence

  • The ploughmen, in the North Country, draw a plough from door to door, and beg money for drink; from whence this took its name.

  • Upon a time a man of the North Country, owning a sao bird, stole a buffalo from his neighbor and killed it.

    Laos Folk-Lore of Farther India | Katherine Neville Fleeson

British Dictionary definitions for North Country

North Country

nounthe North Country
  1. another name for North 1 (def. 1)

  2. the geographic region formed by Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut

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