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English adjective: Yankee

1. Yankee used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)


Similarnorthern


Antonymssouthern


English noun: Yankee

1. Yankee (person) an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)


SynonymsNortherner, Yank


Broader (hypernym)American


Narrower (hyponym)Federal, Federal soldier, Union soldier


Member meronymNorth


Domain regionAmerica, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

2. Yankee (person) an American who lives in New England


SynonymsNew Englander


Broader (hypernym)American


Member meronymNew England

3. Yankee (person) an American (especially to non-Americans)


SynonymsYank, Yankee-Doodle


Broader (hypernym)American









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