north·​er | \ ˈnȯr-t͟hər How to pronounce norther (audio) \

Definition of norther

1 : a strong north wind
2 : a storm with north winds

Examples of norther in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Skeletal remains found in norther Jefferson County are those of a man who has been dead for years. Carol Robinson |, al, "Skeletal remains found in north Jeffco are those of a white male who has been dead for years; help sought with ID," 9 Mar. 2020 Swedish Nuclear Waste Management, a company that stores Sweden, Finland, and Canada's spent nuclear fuel atop permafrost, has joined other norther facilities to address future thawing. Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics, "Welp, Scientists Found 28 New Virus Groups in a Melting Glacier," 23 Jan. 2020 An incident like this has not happened before in norther Arkansas, according to Stephens, although in 2016 a deer gored a hunter in Ashley County, in South Arkansas. Josiah Bates, Time, "Arkansas Hunter Dies After Deer He Shot Got Up and Attacked Him," 26 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of norther

1820, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Norther.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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