blue state

[ bloo steyt ]
/ ˈblu ˌsteɪt /
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noun U.S. Politics.

a state of the U.S. that usually votes Democratic.

Nearby words

  1. blue spirea,
  2. blue spot,
  3. blue springs,
  4. blue spruce,
  5. blue stain,
  6. blue stellar object,
  7. blue stem,
  8. blue straggler,
  9. blue streak,
  10. blue succory


Origin of blue state

with reference to the color used on maps in televised coverage of the 2000 U.S. presidential election to show the states won by the Democratic candidate

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