- New England.
- the state of Maine.
- Canadian. the Maritime Provinces.
- in, to, or into New England.
- in, to, or into the state of Maine.
- Canadian. in, to, or into the Maritime Provinces.
Origin of down East
Examples from the Web for down east
Historical Examples of down east
One of the first discoveries of our earlier humorists was the Down-East Yankee.The American Mind
And so you think you want to marry this down-east country girl, do you?Mary-'Gusta
Joseph C. Lincoln
Half of the fun, chuckled Brad, was the way he hit off the Down-East dialect.Center Rush Rowland
Ralph Henry Barbour
"No, they'll bombard one of our down-east seacoast cities," said another.Fighting in Cuban Waters
One was a down-east Yankee, as I believe they are called, and the other was a guzzling German.Adventure