northland

noun, often capitalized north·land \ ˈnȯrth-ˌland , -lənd \
|Updated on: 28 Jun 2018

Definition of northland

: land in the north : the north of a country

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before 12th century

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northland

noun, often capitalized north·land \ ˈnȯrth-ˌland \

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: land in the north : the north of a country or region

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