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Septentrion

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Definitions of Septentrion

Pronunciation : Sep*ten"tri*on
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. septentrio the northern regions, the north, fr. septentriones the seven stars near the north pole, called Charles's Wain, or the Great Bear, also those called the Little Bear; properly, the seven plow oxen; septem seven + trio, orig., a plow ox: cf. F
Definition : Defn: The north or northern regions. Shak. Both East West, South and Septentrioun. Chaucer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sep*ten"tri*on, Sep*ten"tri*on*al
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. septentrionalis: cf. F. septentrional.]
Definition : Defn: Of or pertaining to the north; northern. "From cold septentrion blasts." Milton.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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