A person from the Northern region of various nations, including England and the United States.

In the United States, a Northerner is also known as a Yankee, or to some Southerners, a damnyankee. This confuses Europeans, who think of all United States citizens as Yankees.

North"ern*er (?), n.


One born or living in the north.


A native or inhabitant of the Northern States; -- contradistinguished from Southerner.

[U. S.]


© Webster 1913.

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