northland

[ nawrth-luhnd, -land ]

noun
  1. the land or region in the north.

  2. the northern part of a country.

  1. (initial capital letter) the peninsula containing Norway and Sweden.

Origin of northland

1
before 900; Middle English, Old English; see north, -land

Other words from northland

  • north·land·er, noun

Words Nearby northland

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How to use northland in a sentence

  • Very long ago there were many men living in the northland, but there was no woman among them.

    A Treasury of Eskimo Tales | Clara Kern Bayliss

British Dictionary definitions for Northland

Northland

/ (ˈnɔːθlənd) /


noun
  1. the peninsula containing Norway and Sweden

  2. (in Canada) the far north

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