North Country

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North Country

1. another name for North (sense 1)
2. the geographic region formed by Alaska, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut
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A pretty winding path, artificially made, led me on among the trees, and my north-country experience soon informed me that I was approaching sandy, heathy ground.
[1] Adam Bell, Clym o' the Clough, and William of Cloudesly were three noted north-country bowmen whose names have been celebrated in many ballads of the olden time.
Then it appeared that he was the son of a north-country blacksmith, and had originally been apprenticed by his widowed mother to a lock- maker; that he had 'struck out a few little things' at the lock- maker's, which had led to his being released from his indentures with a present, which present had enabled him to gratify his ardent wish to bind himself to a working engineer, under whom he had laboured hard, learned hard, and lived hard, seven years.
Neil and Craig Dougherty, of North-Country Whitetails, are perhaps best known for their popular wildlife habitat and food plot book "Grow 'Em Right." This popular book is a must-read for anyone interested in creating better whitetail deer habitat and planting food plots.
He said: "I've always thought of the Grand National as being a north-country race for north-country people - and north-country people like a nice beer like John Smith's."

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