the part of England north of the Humber estuary.
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
Charlize Theron: winner for Best Actress: Monster; nominated for Best Actress: North Country.
The farm folks, up in this North Country, dread the winter; but I was supremely happy, from the day of the first snowfall.
You remember his talking about the old North Country Hall he took for the shooting?The Gold Trail | Harold Bindloss
I expect it's your uncle's rough north-country tongue that's the matter.Sarah's School Friend | May Baldwin
It is another tale of the North Country, full of the odor of wood and field.The Rose of Old St. Louis | Mary Dillon
The ploughmen, in the North Country, draw a plough from door to door, and beg money for drink; from whence this took its name.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
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
another name for North 1 (def. 1)
the geographic region formed by Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
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