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Nälkäinens
Headless ghosts that inhabit the forests of the North, in Lyra's world . They attack people in their sleep. The name is Northern. (They are described by Tony Costa)

Naphtha
A pre-anbaric source of energy. Naptha lamps are older, and have a softer glow, than anbaric lights.

New Denmark
A region or country in Lyra's World.

Night-ghasts
Ghosts that visit in the night, in Lyra's world.

No-Name
The harpy guarding the entrance to the world of the dead.

Northern Progress Exploration Company
The name given to a false company set up by the General Oblation Board, ostensibly for the purpose of searching for minerals.

Nova Zembla
A region or country in the North, in Lyra's world.

Norroway
A region or country in the North, in Lyra's World

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