settentrione

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin septem triones- septem (seven) and triones (ploughingoxen), which refers to one of the ancient names of the constellation of Ursa Major, literally "the seven oxen"

Noun[edit]

settentrione m (plural settentrioni)

  1. north
  2. North (northern region)
    il settentrione d'Italia - the North of Italy; North Italy

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