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Attributive Designating a nurse or nanny trained at Norland College or its precursor, and training given under its auspices. Also absol.: a Norland nurse or nanny. [A trademark in the U.K.]
Late 19th century. From the name of the NorlandInstitute (now the Norland College), originally situated at Norland Place in London.
Belonging to the north, that comes from the north.
1A northern region, a land or country in the north; specifically the northern part of Scotland.
2A northerner; a person from the north, especially the north of Scotland. Compare Norlander. Now rare.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Edinburgh Testaments. Shortened from northland.
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