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Geographical DirectionPlay
Use 'northern' to specify a location's general direction within a larger area, not an exact position. SlideTheir farm is in the northern part of the state.
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Relative LocationPlay
'Northern' helps compare places; it indicates one is further north than another, not directly at the North Pole. SlideCanada is northern compared to the United States.
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Implicit ContrastPlay
'Northern' often implies a contrast with southern parts of the same region, hinting at different characteristics. SlideThe northern forests are denser than the southern ones.