norther

noun

north·​er ˈnȯr-t͟hər How to pronounce norther (audio)
1
: a strong north wind
2
: a storm with north winds

Examples of norther in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But later Wednesday, further norther in the town of Urif, an angry mob of some 100 settlers ran through the town, throwing rocks at Palestinian homes and hurling a firebomb at the local school, said local Palestinian official Ghassan Daghlas. Isabel Debre, Anchorage Daily News, 21 June 2023 Skeletal remains found in norther Jefferson County are those of a man who has been dead for years. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 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, 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, 26 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of norther was in 1820

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Cite this Entry

“Norther.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/norther. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition

norther

noun
north·​er ˈnȯr-t͟hər How to pronounce norther (audio)
1
: a strong north wind
2
: a storm with north winds
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