1.Definition: coming from the north; used especially of wind
"A northern snowstorm"
2.Definition: in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
"Northern liberals", "Northern industry", "Northern cities"
3.Definition: situated in or coming from regions of the north
"The northern hemisphere", "Northern autumn colors"
4.Definition: situated in or oriented toward the north
"The northern suburbs"