Origin of Northerner
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Examples from the Web for northerner
The Southern white man has the advantage of far more actual contact with Negroes than the Northerner.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 19, 2014
Nobody could say a word against him, except that he was a Northerner.The Little Colonel
Annie Fellows Johnston
She is as good a Southerner as any one, and also as good a Northerner and Westerner.
This low opinion was heartily reciprocated by the Northerner.The Negro and the Nation
George S. Merriam
A Southerner is as brave, and has as much brains as a Northerner.
Many a Christmas-time gift testified to the gratitude of the Northerner.
- (sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the north of any specified region, esp England or the US
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