Examples from the Web for northern
As of Thursday night, the brothers remained on the loose, last seen in northern France.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Unconfirmed reports in the French media claimed that the brothers were spotted at a gas station in northern France on Thursday.
There were stories of distant strife, in Bosnia, Rwanda, and Northern Ireland, and those stories had the whiff of a different era.
On the northern side of the Joint Security Area between North and South Korea, there is a village called Kijong-dong (기정동).Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The expulsion of ISIS from northern Iraq, though, is a long way off.Iraqi Kurds Get Their Groove Back, End Siege of Mount Sinjar|Jamie Dettmer|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1934 a widespread fire deforested large areas of pinyon-juniper woodland on the northern end of Wetherill Mesa.
The frontier was closely guarded against the savage tribes who seemed to be occupying the waste lands of northern Europe.The Story of Mankind|Hendrik Van Loon
If the Northern territory is ever to be rendered habitable, it must be by Queensland that the work is done.Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke
On the northern horizon a new light appeared, a small bluish gleam on the edge of the waters.The Open Boat and Other Stories|Stephen Crane
The increasing twilight was now just merging into night, and a wood stretched between the Northern cavalry and the Southern flank.The Scouts of Stonewall|Joseph A. Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for northern
Word Origin and History for northern
Old English norþerna, norðerne "northern, Northumbrian, Scandinavian," cognate with Old High German nordroni, Old Norse norroenn (see north). With -erne, suffix denoting direction. Related: Northernmost. Northerner in U.S. geo-political sense is attested from 1831. Northern lights "aurora borealis" first recorded by that name 1721 (earlier north-light, 1706).