northland

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

Definition of northland 

: land in the north : the north of a country

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Maine’s northland was once a premier destination for outdoor sportspeople in America. Porter Fox, New York Times, "On a Canoe Trip Along the U.S.-Canada Border, Solitude and Shooting Stars," 20 June 2018 The emptiness of the northland was unfamiliar to me. Porter Fox, New York Times, "On a Canoe Trip Along the U.S.-Canada Border, Solitude and Shooting Stars," 20 June 2018 The Northwest was the final stretch of the northland for me as well. Porter Fox, Outside Online, "Exploring America's Forgotten Border," 1 June 2018 The chances for a tornado are higher in the northland than south of the river. Robert A. Cronkleton, kansascity.com, "Severe storms from system that pummeled Denver with hail take aim at Kansas City," 10 May 2017 Want to own land in the northland near Smithville Lake? Kansascity, kansascity.com, "Rural property of all kinds available from Farmers National Company," 19 May 2017

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First Known Use of northland

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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northland

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

Kids Definition of northland

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

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