northernmost

adjective

north·​ern·​most ˈnȯr-t͟hərn-ˌmōst How to pronounce northernmost (audio)
ˈnȯr-t͟hən-
: furthest to the north
Ellesmere, situated 1,000 miles above the Arctic Circle, is the northernmost land in north America. The nearest tree grows 1,200 miles to the south … Jim Brandenburg

Word History

First Known Use

1577, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of northernmost was in 1577

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“Northernmost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/northernmost. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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