Definition of Septentrions

1. Noun. (plural of septentrion) ¹



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Definition of Septentrions

1. septentrion [n] - See also: septentrion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Septentrions

septenarius
septenary
septenate
septendecillion
septendecillions
septendecimal
septennate
septennates
septennial
septennially
septentrial
septentrio
septentrion
septentrional
septentrionally
septentrions (current term)
septet
septets
septette
septettes
septfoil
septfoils
septi-
septic
septic abortion
septic arthritis
septic bursitis
septic endocarditis
septic fever

Literary usage of Septentrions

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1. The Silence of Amor [and] Where the Forest Murmurs by William Sharp (1910)
"BEYOND THE BLUE septentrions TWO LEGENDS OF THE POLAR STARS The star Septentrion is, for the peoples of the North and above all for the shepherd, ..."

2. Star-names and Their Meanings by Richard Hinckley Allen (1899)
"... has " beyond the blue septentrions "; while the word seems current as an adjective in nearly all modem languages. Still there is nothing new in all this ..."

3. Fireside Travels by James Russell Lowell (1864)
"We graver-tempered and -mannered septentrions must give the pegs a screw or two to bring our spirits up to nature's concert-pitch. ..."

4. The Writings of James Russell Lowell by James Russell Lowell (1890)
"We graver-tempered and -mannered septentrions must give the pegs a screw or two to bring our spirits up to nature's concert-pitch. ..."

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