North·​west·​ern·​er nȯr(th)-ˈwe-stər-nər How to pronounce Northwesterner (audio)
: a native or inhabitant of the Northwest and especially of the northwestern part of the U.S.

Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Northwesterner was in 1855

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“Northwesterner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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North·​west·​ern·​er nȯrth-ˈwes-tə(r)-nər How to pronounce Northwesterner (audio)
: a person born or living in a northwestern region (as of the U.S.)
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