[nawr-th er-nahyz] /ˈnɔr ðərˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), Northernized, Northernizing. (sometimes lowercase)
to make northern; impart qualities considered typical of the North, especially of the northern part of U.S.
1. (def 4).
noun, Ichthyology. 1. a croaker, Menticirrhus saxatilis, inhabiting Atlantic coastal waters of the U.S.
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of corn caused by the fungus Exsherohilum turcicum, characterized by elongate tan-gray elliptical spots with subsequent blighting and necrosis of leaves.
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. . plural noun 1. another name for aurora borealis northern lights See under aurora. See aurora borealis.