1. Of or pertaining to the north; being in the north, or nearer to that point than to the east or west.
2. In a direction toward the north; as, to steer a northern course; coming from the north; as, a northern wind.
Northern diver. Zool. See Loon.
Northern lights. See Aurora borealis, under Aurora.
Northern spy Bot., an excellent American apple, of a yellowish color, marked with red.
n : large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and