up north

idiom

informal
: in or to the northern part of a country or region
She spent a few years up north.
We'll be heading up north for the summer.

Examples of up north in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Teresa Giudice took a break from the cold weather up north to heat things up in Miami! Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 8 Feb. 2024 Down here, a big-time hockey fix can be easier to access than up north. Walter Villa, Miami Herald, 31 Jan. 2024 The best storm chances today will remain up north in Oklahoma. Kxas-Tv (nbc5), Dallas News, 7 July 2023 Although the overall number of cases were fewer in the Bay Area than in the Central Coast, incidents up north were found to be more more severe, according to the report. Vanessa Arredondo, Los Angeles Times, 9 June 2023 The majority of worm farmers live up north and are mainly sell to bass and freshwater anglers. Ashley Miznazi, Orlando Sentinel, 15 Jan. 2024 After spending 17 years operating out of Mountain View, Y Combinator moved its operations up north to the Dogpatch neighborhood in San Francisco and into Pier 70, according to city records reviewed by Fortune and confirmed by Y Combinator. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 12 Jan. 2024 As violence raged up north, word spread that the settlement was so close to the Thai border that the military would not risk an airstrike there. Yan Naing, Washington Post, 7 Nov. 2023 After years of legal rancor, most of Thornton’s neighbors grudgingly agree that the city has a legal right to the water from up north. Jeremy Anderberg, Longreads, 6 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Up north.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up%20north. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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