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Definition of "norther" []

  • A sudden cold gale coming from the north. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "norther" in a sentence
  • ""I could understand it," continued Captain Miles as if reasoning with himself, "keeping on like this if we were in the Gulf of Mexico now, for it looks like what they call a norther there; but I've never heard of one of those winds being met in the Atlantic.""
  • "All Replies from steve182 wrote 48 weeks 6 days ago for the small streams in norther Pa."
  • "As far as part (2) is concerned, considering that Al Zarqawis group was known to have a terrorist training camp in norther Iraq and that Atta, according to intelligence reports before the invasion in 2003, met with Iraqi officials … that takes care of the terrorist connection."