northland

noun, often capitalized
north·​land | \ ˈnȯrth-ˌland How to pronounce northland (audio) , -lənd \

Definition of northland

: land in the north : the north of a country

Examples of northland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet, in some lakes and reservoirs in the northland, catfishing doesn’t end when the leaves fall from the trees. Dr. Jason Halfen, Outdoor Life, 2 Jan. 2020 Like many northland settlers, Stegner’s father was a roamer. Porter Fox, Outside Online, 1 June 2018 Maine’s northland was once a premier destination for outdoor sportspeople in America. Porter Fox, New York Times, 20 June 2018 The emptiness of the northland was unfamiliar to me. Porter Fox, New York Times, 20 June 2018 The Northwest was the final stretch of the northland for me as well. Porter Fox, Outside Online, 1 June 2018 The chances for a tornado are higher in the northland than south of the river. Robert A. Cronkleton, kansascity.com, 10 May 2017 Want to own land in the northland near Smithville Lake? Kansascity, kansascity.com, 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/northland. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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northland

noun, often capitalized
north·​land | \ ˈnȯrth-ˌland How to pronounce northland (audio) \

Kids Definition of northland

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

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