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Noun: Yankee  yang-kee
Usage: informal
  1. An American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
    - Yank [informal], Northerner
     
  2. An American who lives in New England
    - New Englander
     
  3. An American (especially to non-Americans)
    - Yank [informal], Yankee-Doodle [informal], seppo [Austral, NZ, informal]
Adjective: Yankee  yang-kee
Usage: informal
  1. Used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)

Derived forms: Yankees

See also: northern

Type of: American

Part of: New England, North, Northern United States

Encyclopedia: Yankee, go home