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up north

To, in, or at the northern part of a country or the world. People from both sides of the political spectrum always threaten to move up north across the border whenever a new president is elected. Maybe it's just that the heat down here makes us more mellow, but I always find people up north to be way more uptight and aggressive.
See also: north, up

up North

to or at the northern part of the country or the world. I don't like living up North. I want to move down South where it's warm. When you say "up North," do you mean where the polar bears live or just in the northern states?
See also: north, up

up north

to or in the north of a country. informal
See also: north, up