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norther

[ nawr-ther ]
/ ˈnɔr ðər /
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noun

Chiefly Texas and Oklahoma. a cold gale from the north, formed during the winter by a vigorous outbreak of continental polar air behind a cold front.
a wind or storm from the north.

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Origin of norther

An Americanism dating back to 1770–80; north + -er1
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norther
/ (ˈnɔːðə) /

noun

mainly Southern US a wind or storm from the north
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